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One Mexican chef's lifelong journey with food.
On a peckish, food-driven walk through the La Candelaria neighborhood in Bogotá, I came across two tall, sturdy wooden doors. The type of doors that are asking for a knock. So I did. When the doors of Prudencia opened, the staff greeted us and asked if we had a reservation.
It was the most rain the city had seen in weeks, maybe months. It was unrelenting, but so was my hunger. Braving the downpour, we make our way up and down the network of hills on which the city of Valparaíso, Chile, is built. Just about every street is lined
Recently I took a trip up to the San Juan Islands, northwest of Seattle in the Salish Sea. Despite growing up in the Pacific Northwest, a journey to the islands has eluded me over the years.
A conversation with Snorri Jónsson about Iceland, drinking culture, and the environment.
A one-bag packing list designed for indefinite travel across multiple climates and locations.
A photo walk through Oaxaca City, Mexico, during one of the biggest parties of the year - the Guelaguetza.
Some street photography, failed portraits, and a big glass of wine.
On having pride in your country.
Hey friends, First thing, Substack released a new referrals feature, so I figured I'd turn it on for now and see what happens. I might tinker with the referral structure, but for now the rewards are set at: * 3 referrals = 1 month free * 5 referrals = 3 months free * 25 referrals
Sometimes a city just steals your heart.
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