Other Writing


Here are some other places where my work has been published or quoted:

The New York Times

British Retailer’s Straight Croissants Leave Some Bent Out of Shape by Dan Bilefsky

The Atlantic

Breakfast: It’s What’s for Dinner by Marina Koren

Washington Post

Excited to eat Egg McMuffins all day? The long and surprising history of the egg and whatever sandwich by Sarah Kaplan

The real reason why Americans love bacon for breakfast by Daron Taylor

The Guardian

How lobbyists made breakfast ‘the most important meal of the day’ by Olga Oksman

Why have breakfast? You asked Google – here’s the answer by Phil Daoust

Huffington Post

A Brief History Of How Breakfast Got Its ‘Healthy’ Rep by Sarah Klein


The Life and Death of Pizza and Pipes

Cheeseburger Cakes and Jell-O Surprise

Thought For Food

Before There Was Guy, There Was Graham

Celery Was the Avocado Toast of the Victorian Era

A Brief History of Tuna Casserole


The Secret History of America’s Oldest Tofu Shop (published in partnership with Roads & Kingdoms)

Yahoo! Finance

Breakfast sandwich business is booming in Canada by Melissa Dunne

Roads & Kingdoms

Pretty Much the Most Heartwarming Story About Shit-On-A-Shingle You’re Likely to Hear

Keep on Bierockin’ in the Free World

The Kitchn

How Breakfast Has Changed by Tracy Saelinger

Fish & Game Quarterly

Fire and Mushrooms

Seven Herbs

On Urban Foraging and Other Childhood Liberations

First Salmon


31 Restaurants Every Portland Must Try

Hotel Dining Makes a Comeback in Portland

The History of Chinese Food in Portland, America’s Second-Oldest Chinatown

Inside the Best Portland Restaurant Where You’ll Never Get to Eat

Bootlegging and Gambling Den Lotus Cardroom and Café May Close

Horst Mager: Portland’s First Celebrity Chef

Get to Know the Man Behind Portland’s Oldest Restaurant

Hung Far Low Shutters its SE 82nd Street Location

Take a Look at the Epic Food Hall Portland Took For Granted

The Birth of Besaw’s, Where Slabtown and NW Trendy-Third Collide

Serious Eats

I wrote dozens of articles about brunch cocktails (including recipes) for Serious Eats.

Extra Crispy

Can You Tell the Difference Between Regular Coffee and Decaf? by Alice Robb

When Did Cereal Lose its Color? by Jen Doll

Breakfast in Bed is the Mile High Club of Meals by Matt Gross

Portland Monthly

How to Lose Like a Real Champ

Meet 6 Badass Dames of Portland Yore

The Scandalous History of Booze in Portland

Meet the Willamette Valley’s Best Blackberries

Pioneer Salt, Giant Pancakes, and Sexy Salads: The Two-Century-Long Story of How Portland Conquered the Food World

Render Feminist Food & Culture Quarterly

Keep Everlastingly At It: The Feminist and Culinary Legacy of Lilian Tingle (available in print only – buy it here!)


The evolution of mealtime: Why do we eat the way we do? by Simon Tierney


The Original Portland Eccentric

Oregon Live

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Portland Grocery Stores of the Past

I also sometimes write for the Portland Mercury.