Smile Magazine October 2015 – Super Bowls

  It’s finally November – my birthday month! October was a whirlwind for me: not only was I able to travel to Tacloban and to Germany for work, but my wife asked if I wanted to spend my birthday in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam! When I wrote for my contributor’s page in Smile Magazine October … Continue reading

Culinary Alchemy

photo by jar concengco

  For someone who’s closest encounter to molecular gastronomy is the microwave (not even sure if that counts), this feature was such an assault of the senses. I mean, to see liquid balsamic vinegar turn into pearls in front of your eyes, or have foam (isn’t that just air?) taste absolutely wonderful is just a … Continue reading

Bonjour! My Weekend with 50 Feasts

While some enjoy a weekend getaway or a massage to unwind (though I wouldn’t pass up on these things!), I prefer doing what I do for a living: photography. This past weekend I got to be a student again. It was an opportunity to unlearn bad habits I’ve acquired, and relearn from a great mentor, … Continue reading