I’m a writer, reporter, and video correspondent focusing on underreported stories of global urban culture. My areas of expertise are China, Africa, and food of all stripes.
After four years as a features reporter at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong I’m back in New York City where I produce all kinds of stories for all kinds of publications and write the daily Fresh Intelligence briefing for New York Magazine.
On tour with rock bands in Beijing, staying up all night in Hong Kong, crashing an illegal fight club, undercover in One Direction’s inner sanctum, first-person reporting, rants, opinion pieces, and everything that won’t fit anywhere else.See more
Fremont, which finds itself on the north-easternmost verge of Silicon Valley and is the largest suburb in the San Francisco Bay...READ MORE
Long Beach California’s Cambodian community shares a lot in common – not least a history of pain. Forged in the 1970s...READ MORE
Like many Buddhist monks, Thawin Puhkao—the abbot of the Wat Buddha Thai Thavorn Vanaram temple in the Elmhurst neighborhood in the...READ MORE
David Posey discovered the power of Instagram almost by accident. Before his heavily anticipated new restaurant Elske opened in Chicago, Posey posted a picture to...READ MORE
Have you ever wondered why so many pigeons have messed-up feet? It’s true. The next time you see a group of...READ MORE
Everyone has a Jägermeister story, often a bit fuzzy, usually youthful, almost always regrettable. Downed as a shot, or dropped into...READ MORE