co-wrote the red boat fish sauce cookbook, which is now available for pre-order! publication date october 12, 2021.

won an award (!!!) from the association for food journalists for our work on the rogue 99: l.a. taco’s 2019 essential restaurant guide

started a newsletter!

shared a few thoughts with the l.a. times about the decade of los angeles dining

was an inaugural fellow in the jack jones literary arts culture, too writing conference for cultural critics of color

honored with a podcast grant from the critical refugees collective

made a cameo in cherry glaser’s kcrw features piece about the rogue 99

guested on pop rocket to discuss killing eve and the lady spy genre

interviewed money mark, who, among many other things, did the music for “ugly delicious”

wrote about the innovative cooking classes in skid row

books & projects
the red boat fish sauce cookbook: beloved recipes from the family behind the purest fish sauce co-authored with cuong pham and diep tran (houghton mifflin harcourt)

l.a. son: my life, my city, my food co-authored with roy choi and natasha phan (anthony bourdain books, ecco)

flavor bombs: the umami ingredients that make taste explode co-authored with adam fleischman (houghton mifflin harcourt)

coffee l.a., a neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to great coffee in los angeles

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