Writer, Food Explorer, Traveller

I am a lover of the back roads, a worldwide wanderer and CBC Edmonton AM’s Restaurant Reviewer.

I am also a member of Slow Food, an oenophile, an epicurean explorer and a freelance writer whose works have appeared in several magazines, websites, and newspapers. This is a place for stories, reviews, recipes and adventures. I hope you enjoy it!

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Travel Through Food: Italy

Travel Through Food: Italy

I could've spent 8 hours—not 8 minutes—talking about Italy on my latest Travel Through Food segment for CBC Edmonton A.M. If you've been to Italy, you understand. For those who love food and haven't been to Italy, once it's safe to travel again, get your ticket and...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2021 with Tres Carnales

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2021 with Tres Carnales

Every year, on May 5, people flock to restaurants and patios to consume copious amounts of tacos and tequila in celebration of a notable achievement in Mexican history. For years after gaining independence in 1810, the people of Mexico remained embroiled in battles....

Travel Through Food: New Mexico

Travel Through Food: New Mexico

It was spring, 2018. I was at the tail end of writing Maps, Markets and Matzo Ball Soup, the book about Chef Gail Hall's life, and I was tired. I was also doing the online dating thing right around then, and I was tired from that, and all it encompassed, too. I needed...

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