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Writing

Projects

Here is a selection of my articles and essays, organized by topic.

Food

 How Will Starbucks Milan Fit Into Italian Coffee Culture? (Eater)   
The 38 Essential Milan Restaurants (Eater)
How Italy’s Pietro Leemann Elevated Vegetarian Cuisine — Thirty Years and Counting (Skift Table)
Screen-Free Cafes Aren’t Anti-Tech, They’re Pro-Atmosphere (Skift Table)
Nice Viral Restaurant Hit, Now Where’s the Money? (Skift Table)
David Chang is a Media Platform Now (Skift Table)
Why Have a Press Release When You Can Have a Movie Trailer? (Skift Table)
‘Fine Casual’ May Be Buzzy, but in the U.S., Tradition Still Holds Strong (Skift Table)
If You Haven’t Tried Mead, You’re Missing Out (The Bridge)
Inside Brooklyn’s Bustling Lab for Food Startups (The Bridge)
Hard Cider, Enjoying a Boom, Bubbles up in Brooklyn (The Bridge)
FRIDAY COCKTAILS: MANGAPEÑO (Saveur)


Arts

 A Peek Inside Milan Design Week, Where Sustainability Is Trending (Hyperallergic)
A Cartoonist’s Playful and Pragmatic Mental Health Guide (Hyperallergic)
A Portrait of Tennessee Williams as a Playwright and a Person (Hyperallergic)
An Exuberant Exhibition Embodies the History of American Modernist Ballet (Hyperallergic) 
At Brooklyn’s House of Yes, Weird Is Wonderful (The Bridge)
Rediscovering the Fin-de-siècle Austrian Artist Who Anticipated Expressionism (Hyperallergic)
An Illustrated Portrait of Lolita Fashion (Hyperallergic)
A Revived 1920s Ballet Will Be a Surreal Confection of Candy and Kitsch (Hyperallergic)
A Studio Visit With Tara McPherson, ‘Queen of Cotton Candy Wet Dreams’ (NYMag's Bedford+Bowery)
KPOP TURNS AUDIENCES INTO POP-MUSIC TASTEMAKERS (Per La Mente)
 

Culture

A Film Tries to Make a Pioneering Feminist Intellectual More Than Just a Muse (Hyperallergic)
How David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive Has Influenced Contemporary Art (Hyperallergic)
From The Archives: The Freelantzovitz Files  (The Awl)
For a Brief Time in 1978, Italy Had a Televised Satanic Variety Show (Atlas Obscura)
A New Account of Robert Lowell’s Mania Risks Glorifying It (Hyperallergic)
This Line Inspired By Victorian Wax Corpses Really Made Our Fashion Week (NYMag's Bedford+Bowery)
Toshi Salvino Is a ‘Living Doll’– and Definitely Not the American Girl Kind (NYMag's Bedford+Bowery)
STUDIO GHIBLI REFUGEES ARE RELEASING THEIR FIRST FILM. HAYAO MIYAZAKI APPROVES (SYFY)
INSIDE THE CREEPY, SLEAZY, CAMPY WORLD OF '70S HORROR BOOKS (SYFY)

Video Games

Banjo-Kazooie Is Now 20: Here Is How The Game Made History (Medium)
Tip of The Week: Video Game Music (New York Times Smarter Living)
How a Final Fantasy VII Character Became a Fashion Icon (Lenny Letter)

 

Lifestyle/Fashion

Brooklyn Blooms! Meet a New Generation of Floral Designers (The Bridge)
A Doyenne of Denim Stages Her Comeback in Brooklyn  (The Bridge)
In the Niche Fragrance Market, Brooklyn Has Scents of Its Own (The Bridge)
How Moving From Italy to America Helped Me Learn to Love My Body (Byrdie)