I write travel and food articles for magazines–both online and in print. While I’m now focussed on growing GlobalWrites, I do continue to keep up with food, events, travel and post about it on Twitter and Facebook.
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In doing research for an article on farmers markets, it was surprising to see there wasn’t a single, comprehensive list out there for Houston. When you’re ranked #2 in population growth, this means a whole lot of people new to the area will have a hard time finding a farmers market near them–and that’s just a shame. Syd Kearney has put together the best list I’ve seen thus far of farmers markets in Houston and surrounding areas. What’s extra nice is that it’s broken down by day of the week. But more...read more
See the segment online: Gourmet Food Trucks in Houston: Food truck food is going gourmet in Houston. Take me to MyFoxHouston!read more
JoAnn Takasaki, connoisseur of all things Houston, will give the local lowdown about the very best Houston has to offer. (HOUSTON, TX) March 11, 2011 – JoAnn Takasaki, food blogger, art fan and Creative Director for GlobalWrites, is coming to a TV near you. Explore Houston with JoAnn while she reveals and reviews the best fix for foodies and some of Houston’s fun, little secrets on a new video segment airing tonight on Fox 26. Want to know which gourmet food truck earned rave reviews and how to track them down when only the “Eggman...read more
Writing about the unbelievable restaurants in Houston for AOL City’s Best has been an absolute privilege. It’s my responsibility to guide Houstonians through the vast maze of incredible establishments this multicultural city has to offer. Houston excels in food across the spectrum, being home to truly local culinary institutions and brilliant hidden gems alike. There’s a real gravitating energy in big cities, and Houston’s buzz always centers around food and beverage. With so much edible creativity and a dense population of brilliant...read more
Figuring out what to eat and where to eat it can be the very things that keep you “making” yet another bowl of cereal for dinner. While there’s nothing wrong with Cheerios, we’d like to offer up a few suggestions to inspire you to try something new — or at the very least, get out the door. You’re welcome. Read the whole article here.read more