Freelance Food & Drinks Writer

Selected Articles

The Whisky Lover’s Kansas City Travel Guide (Whisky Advocate)

Need a Thanksgiving cocktail recipe? KC bartenders share some, from sweet to bitter (Kansas City Star)

KC’s ‘thirst for cider’ has local makers playing with bourbon barrels, cocktails (Kansas City Star)

A cocktail infused with beets or corn? That’s why these KC bartenders love summer (Kansas City Star)

Distill their hearts: Why craft liquor and weddings are the hottest new pairing (Kansas City Star)

Is your cocktail in season? Bartenders letting gardens dictate what’s in your glass (Kansas City Star)

Sand Rat Playground (Lawrence Business Magazine)

For St. Patrick’s Day this year, pass the Irish whiskey, ‘a really hot commodity’ (Kansas City Star)

Simple Drinks: You can have delicious, complex cocktails that are easy to make at home (Kansas City Star)

Collaboration is Key (Lawrence Business Magazine)

Want the Drink, but not the Major Buzz (Kansas City Star)

Fun and creative gift ideas for the cocktail lover on your list (Kansas City Star)

Kansas City’s PopFest Mixes Drink, Talk, Food & Fun (Kansas City Star)

Step Inside West Plaza’s Classy, Innovative New Monarch Cocktail Bar (Kansas City Star)

These KC Bartenders are Striking Out on Their Own (Kansas City Star)

The secrets of tiki drinks: How the Zombie came back from the dead (Kansas City Star)

Education by the Glass (Kansas City Star)

Bartender Adds Art to the Mix (Kansas City Star)

How Bartenders are Shaking Things up to Stay Healthy (Kansas City Star)

These KC Bartenders are Elevating Cocktails with Smoke, Olive Ice Balls (Kansas City Star)

Pricey But Worth It (Lawrence Business Magazine)

Tweak, taste, think: How to make a cocktail your own (Kansas City Star)

Why Ice is Nice: Kansas City Bartenders say Quality Cubes Matter in Cocktails (Kansas City Star)

Citrus is an Aromatic Flavor Booster for Cocktails (Kansas City Star)

Bitter Elements Can Provide Balance in a Well-Crafted Cocktail

Cocktails Look Beyond Sugar to Fresh Ingredients (Kansas City Star)

Signature Cakes, Cocktails Enhance Guest Experience (Lawrence Business Magazine)

The Cocktail Deconstructed: Choosing the right spirits for your drink (Kansas City Star)

Cocktails go from Classic to Thoroughly Modern (Kansas City Star)

A Rich, ever-evolving Drinks Culture Awaits in the Paris of the Plains (Imbibe)