I cover human interest stories in Latin America with a focus on women, urban design, food/drinks, culture and travel. Ex-Fulbright, IAPA, San Diego Union-Tribune.
The Cockroach Truffles and Scorpion Canapes of Mexico's Insect Food Festival | Saveur
Draped atop a slab of milk chocolate, the two-inch-long Madagascar hissing cockroach looks almost elegant, its lacquered exoskeleton reflecting the thin light of a Mexico City afternoon.
The Final Ingredient to This Mexican Soup? A Hot Rock to Cook It | Saveur
Digging into rural Oaxaca's tradition of stone soup, with photos by Benedicte Desrus.