I spoke to Kevin Hart about his new tequila brand, Gran Coramino, for Esquire – read my interview and story here.
Bruno Mars Launches New Owner’s Reserve Rum With Panama-Based SelvaRey
Pop star Bruno Mars just launched the newest expression in his SelvaRey Rum lineup, the premium Owner’s Reserve. Read my interview with him for Departures here.
Redbreast Master Blender Talks New 27-Year-Old Expression
I spoke with Redbreast Irish Whiskey’s master blender about the new 27-year-old expression that is part of the core lineup for The Manual – read here.
Behind-the-Scenes Whiskey Distiller MGP Takes Center Stage
I interviewed MGP CEO Gus Griffin for Robb Report to find out a little more about what goes on at this historic whiskey factory. Read it here.
Jim Beam’s Newest Release Won’t Be a Bourbon
I interviewed Fred and Freddie Noe for Esquire about the latest release from Jim Beam, Little Book, due out this October. Read it here.
Marcus Samuelsson on How ‘Claiming’ a Culture’s Food Is Not the Same as Loving It
I spoke with Chef Marcus Samuelsson for Esquire Magazine about culinary cultural appropriation, being a chef in the Trump era, and more. Read my interview here.
Martha Stewart Spills the Details of the Worst Date She’s Ever Been On
A few weeks ago, I sat down with Martha Stewart to discuss dating, Snoop Dogg, and her collaboration with Marley Spoon for Town & Country – read my interview here.
Mezcal is Having a Moment
It’s Cinco de Mayo, which means much tequila, Mexican beer, and mezcal will be consumed today. But think about drinking mezcal every day – well, maybe not every day – and read my story for Paste Magazine here.
Anthony Bourdain Says Donald Trump’s Well-Done Steak Order “Hurts Me”
This week I sat down with Anthony Bourdain to discuss Unicorn Frappuccinos, Donald Trump’s steak eating habits and the American Craft Council Rare Craft Awards which he served as lead juror for. Read my story for Town & Country here.
5 of the Best Food Podcasts of 2016
It’s almost the end of the year, and it’s time to look back at some of the best things that happened in this frankly kind of shitty year. I wrote about some of the best food podcasts of the year for CNN Travel – read here.