Chef Jacques La Merde Comes Out!

The shadowy Instagram sensation Chef Jacques La Merde revealed her true identity as Canadian chef Christine Flynn at a dinner event in Boston and on Top Chef. Check out my First We Feast interview with her, featuring comment from Kat Kinsman and other great characters.

Photo Credit: Galdones Photography


Mike Scelfo’s 10 Dishes for FWF

Chef Michael Scelfo is helping lead Boston’s food scene in an exciting new direction. Also, he’s not afraid to admit his childhood love of the McDonald’s Filet ‘o Fish. Oh, and he’s from Kansas City. Here’s an interview about the “10 Dishes That Made His Career” for First We Feast.


The Pork Obsessives

For First We Feast, I traveled deep into the nether regions of Facebook to study a group of pork enthusiasts, the Salt Cured Pig, that is doing some of the most important work on sustainable farming, processing, curing, cooking, and otherwise exploring in the world.

Check out the full piece here.