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Craft Beer Pico Rivera

2020 Crystal Ball, Californio + Last Weekend of 2019

The only thing more popular than a year-end Best of List is a year-end look into the crystal ball of craft beers future. Here is what I will be monitoring throughout 2020. The Hard...

Museum Tokyo

Tokyo Food Worth Seeking

I enjoyed visits to the Ghibli Museum to see Miyazaki Hayao’s animation come to life, strolled the Imperial Palace’s impeccably manicured grounds, marveled at Yayoi Kusama Museum’s infinity rooms and colorful pumpkins. My wife...

Park Tokyo

Tokyo Coffee Worth Seeking

Tokyo is an exciting, relentless metropolis that can leave travelers exhausted after battling bustling streets and trains that sometimes double as sardine cans. Take much-needed breathers and recharge with some caffeine in the city’s...

Lighthouse Maine

Portland, Maine Food + Coffee Worth Seeking

Maine’s largest city rests on a peninsula that juts out into island-dotted Casco Bay. Biting winds and snow predominate in winter, but Portland summer is a wonderland. Runners flood Back Cove Trail and people...

Craft Beer Los Angeles

Best L.A. Beers of 2019, Lavabeer + 12 Days of Christmas

This year, you will probably see a lot of Top 19 Beers of 2019 lists. Next year will bring the inevitable 20/20 lists, but I want to focus on (9) SoCal best beers, (2)...

Food Writer Los Angeles

Food Writing Highs + Lows

The job itself is a joy. I love writing stories about inspiring dishes and people, sharing their tales, and learning about new cultures. Of course, when I post on Food GPS, I have total...