- "Food and Whine: When Breaking Bread Means Breaking Bonds" Published in the Los Angeles Times magazine, November 23, 2003.
- "The Burger of a Lifetime" Finalist in Creative Nonfiction's 2010 competition for best food blog entry. Originally published on my Open Salon blog.
- "Elegy to a Bad Hamburger" Published in Rootspeak, October 2010 (For some reason, my muse was really jonesing for hamburgers last year!)
- Nine-time winner of the Salon.com Kitchen Challenge competition.
Sharing my stories and recipes brings me great pleasure, and I'm honored to have had my food writing published or recognized in the following venues: