The Storytellers

Over the last decade or so, America has regained a love for craftsmen, artisans, and trades once thought to be on the edge of extinction. In cities like Brooklyn, LA, and Portland, communities of artists have resurrected the industry of handmade items into a movement that has spread across the country. So what is it […]

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Flour + Water:

I generally interview the owners or managers of the places I spotlight to get an idea of their backstory and how they’ve gotten where they are now.  But every once in a while, I find myself taking pics of my meal at places that in no way needs my help in promoting their restaurant. Places that […]

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Manresa Bread, Part 2: The Fruits of Their Labor

In Part 1, we looked behind the scenes and learned a little about the bakers who make up Manresa Bread.  Today, we will explore the visually stunning results of their hard work.  It should be said ahead of time that the following photos will most definitely lead to cravings of buttery, flaky pastries and hearty crusted […]

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Manresa Bread, Part 1: The Bakers

Historically, America’s relationship with baked goods has been directly correlated with two qualities, affordability and uniformity.  We are a country built on a wheat based diet, and that’s mostly because it’s so cheap.  Anyone who has ever been a hungry college student has survived off of $1.50 french loaves from the grocery store as a low-price alternative to […]

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