Find full selections of my published online works at the following:

Denver Post
303 Magazine
DiningOut Magazine

Or sample a selection of my favorites from each below:


Food

DiningOut Magazine


LeRoux: Another Slam Dunk From Lon Symensma

A Western European concept next door to sister ChoLon.

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Japanese Done Differently at Osaka’s in Boulder

With a heavy focus on okonomiyaki, this Japanese eatery bypasses the usuals.

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A Fresh Find: The Wolf’s Tailor

The new concept from chef Kelly Whitaker pushes boundaries on Denver’s dining scene.

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Don't miss Nocturne's 17th Renditions Tasting Menu

This five-course, seafood-forward menu pays homage to American jazz musician Herbie Hancock.

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Denver's Tamayo unveils new spring menu

Take a sneak peek at Tamayo’s seasonal selections featuring Mexican veggies and fresh seafood.

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Colorado's first sake tasting room is coming to RiNo

After two years of plans and preparations, Colorado Sake Co. is almost ready to open.

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Community News

The Denver Post


An ice cream truck for vegetables: Arvada Veggie Van

The Arvada Veggie Van brings affordable, local produce to food deserts.

As published by The Denver Post. Ready the full story here.

No kidding: Wheat Ridge's landscaping crew is a pack of goats

The lamancha goats from Five Fridges Farm help mow, de-weed the city.

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"Standley Lake Monster" draws residents to Westminster trails

The city’s parks, rec and libraries department has been launching special initiatives to get residents outdoors.

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Denver hairstylist was the first and only black woman at her school.

Polly Sanders-Peterson looks back on discrimination she faced as an African-American hairdresser and what she did to change things.

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Arvada baker turns spent grain from local breweries into dog biscuit business

Barking Dog Beer Bones are made with all natural ingredients and safe for humans and pups.

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Trujillo family crafts old-world string instruments in Westminster

The family-owned music shop celebrates its 7th anniversary this week.

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Lifestyle

303 Magazine


Retrograde, Uptown's newest bar is hidden in a "cool" place

What you need to do before buying your first Colorado home

How to survive a wilderness emergency

Terrell Davis reveals his thoughts on tonight's Broncos game


Blogs


Peyton Post-Grad

A look into the mind of a first-generation, post-graduate millennial as she tries to navigate her way through this "real world" everyone keeps talking about. #adulting. [blog discontinued]

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Journey Through Europe

Join me in my journey across Europe as I record all of my experiences, from eating snails to sunbathing on nude beaches and everything in between. [blog discontinued]

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