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Winner, Best Holiday Campaign (Wayfair Way Day), The 2023 CAPS (Commerce Awards for Publishers)

Finalist, Writer of the Year, 2020 Great Plains Journalism Awards 

Featured in Twitter's "The Best Music Writing of 2018, As Chosen By Music Writers"

BBC places Arcade Fire review among "7 of the most scathing record reviews of the year [2017]"


Food & Wine

"I Asked a Wine Pro Whether the $145 Durand Wine Opener Is Worth the Hype"

"My Kitchen Is Stocked With Le Creuset, and These Are the Pieces I Love the Most"

"My Whole Family Lived in Fear of My Mom Cutting Bagels – Until She Got This $18 Tool"

"Stop Storing Bread in the Fridge, and Try This Pro-Approved Upgrade"

"Chefs Say This Surprising Grilling Tool Will Help You Achieve the Perfect Char"

Chicago Magazine

"Heart and Science of Pasta: Inside the Pasta Lab at Tre Dita"

"Tasty Lessons (Review of Grammar)"


"People Behind the Pizza: Doug Thomson"

"Hit the Road For an Epic Farm Dinner"

"A Field Guide to St. Louis Sandwiches"

Rec Room @ VICE

"Sammy Hagar Loves Making Tortilla Chips (and Told Us What's In His Salsa)"

"The Best Cookbooks of 2023"

"We Talked To T-Pain About His Wing Spices (and Black Sabbath)"

"Alison Roman's 'Sweet Enough' is the Timeless Dessert Meditation We Needed"

"How to Make a Damn Fine Cup of Coffee: The Definitive VICE Guide to Beans, Brewing, and the Best Equipment"

"We Talked To Jeff Tweedy About Snacks (And His Band, Wilco)"

"An Honest Review of the Balmuda Toaster (Yes, It Deserves a Nobel Prize)"


VICE / Munchies

"One of the Midwest's Best Italian Restaurants Is in the Suburbs of St. Louis"


"Cannabis Cocktails Will Be Everywhere—But Are They Even Any Good?"

"I Drank a 15-year-old Can of Nelly's Pimp Juice and Time-Travelled to 2003"

"There's Only One Good Subway Sandwich and It's the Veggie Delite"


"How to Eat Your Way Through the Backwoods of the Ozarks"


"10 Great Chicago Distilleries to Raise Spirits"

"Where to Eat Banh Mi in Chicago"

"Where to Drink Wine Outside in Chicago"

"Where to Eat Vegan Pizza in Chicago"

Sauce Magazine

"Best New Restaurants of 2020 // No 1: The Lucky Accomplice"​

"Taco Quest: A Journey Through Some of St. Louis' Best Taquerias and Tex-Mex Restaurants"

"How David Stine Furniture Helped Build the St. Louis Restaurant Scene"

"These Are the Best Salads in St. Louis Right now"

"St. Louis is Having a Sandwich Renaissance"

"How Olive+Oak's Morgaine Segura Fell In Love With Bartending"



"Sunn O))) on Why Loud Music Can Be Important"

"Tomb Mold's Steve Musgrave on Keeping a Day Job"

"Experimental Composer Kelly Moran on Finding Your Sound"

"How Folk Singer-Songwriter Ian Fisher Found His Audience in Europe"


Rolling Stone


"Why Is a Chicago Indie Rocker Covering a Lost Dave Matthews Band LP?"


Tiny Mix Tapes

"In Kanye's Wake: A Journey to the Ends of
the Pop Star"

Review of Arcade Fire: Everything Now

Review of Sleep: The Sciences

Review of Bell Witch: Mirror Reaper

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