Lick My Spoon Press & Clips


Bringing It Home (August 2013)
“Flavor Discoveries: San Francisco” video segment

7×7 (July 2012)
Featured Front Porch’s Bucket of Fried Chicken photo

Reader’s Digest (June 2012)
Featured Banana Boats recipe and photo

Frugally Delicious cookbook (January 2012)
Featured Pasta with Veggies, Sausage, and Cream recipe in published cookbook.

Bing “Friends Matter” campaign (August 2011)
Bing Licks My Spoon all over Midtown {NYC}

Eye Opener Morning Show, KIAH-TV Houston TX, Channel 39 (June 2011)
Featured Blog of the Week, Skype interview with Kirby O’Connell about Lick My Spoon

PBS (May 2011)
Featured for Melon and Prosciutto Risotto recipe and photo

Washington Post (March 2011)
Interviewed for story on family recipes

SF Weekly (March 2011)
Mentioned for involvement with online bake sale for Japan

Appetites App (February 2011)
Featured on Appetites, video cooking classes for the iPad

Praise for Appetites:
Winner of Best of Show at Macworld 2011
iPad App of the Week
(February 24, 2011)
“A convincing take on the cookbook of the future…” – Gizmodo
“Appetites is worlds apart from the rest of the pack. There are plenty of cooking apps for both iOS and Android, but this is one of the best we’ve ever seen.” – GeekSugar
App of the Week – San Francisco Chronicle
“…it gives the traditional cookbook or food blog a personal appeal, demonstrating each step in a way that allows cooks to learn at their own pace.” – SF Weekly

Gourmet (November 2010)
Featured for Butternut Squash Soup with Gingerbread and Brown Butter recipe and photo

Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook (October 2010)
Featured in cookbook for winning recipe, writing and photography. Book available now at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Powell’s.

SF Weekly (September 2010)
Featured as early favorite in Foodbuzz’s Project Food Blog. Excerpt from article: “…get a taste of Im’s irrepressible personality at Lick My Spoon.”

The Maui Time Blog (August 2010)
Featured round up of Top 10 Maui Eats

Foodista (July 2010)
Featured Food Blog of the Day, highlighted recipe for Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberries, Green Onion, Toasted Pecans, and Feta

Food and Wine This Week, KQED TV (February 2010)
Featured segment on Chinese New Year food traditions

SF Weekly (February 2010)
Featured for Chinese New Year menu and orange slice Jell-O shots

SF Weekly (January 2010)
Featured for “The Great American Chili Ritual”

SF Weekly (December 2009)
Featured for Christmas foodie gift guide

Saveur (November 2009)
Featured Best of the Web for Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe and photo

SF Weekly (November 2009)
Featured for Saigon Street Food

SF Weekly (August 2009)
Featured for Otsu soba noodle recipe

Key Ingredient: The Back Burner (May 2009)
Featured for Cornbread Casserole recipe and photo

Serious Eats (April 2009)
Featured for review and photo of Pizza Nostra, San Francisco

Awards & Appearances

BlogHer ’13 Conference (2013)
Speaker, “Advanced Marketing & Monetization Panel: Long-Term Relationships”

Zatarain’s (2012)
Brand Ambassador

Blogger’s Choice Awards (2011, 2010 & 2009)
Winner of Best Food Blog

BlogHer Food Conference (2010)
Advisory committee

Sabra Taste Intervention (2010)

The Tasty Awards (2010 & 2009)

16th Annual Shuck & Swallow Oyster Challenge (October 2009)

7×7’s “Spring It On” Asparagus Recipe Challenge (April 2009)
2nd place

Foodbuzz Blog Awards (2009)
Winner of Best New Blog
Winner of “Blogger Who Should Have Their Foodie Life Made into a Movie”

Writing Clips

Where to Eat in San Francisco Now(August 2013)
10 Hawaiian Foods You Must Try(July 2013)
Ultimate Guide to Dim Sum(August 2012)
3 Farm Tours for Food Lovers in Maui(July 2012)
Where to Go Cheese (Not Wine) Tasting in Northern Cali(May 2012)
Five Must-Eat Foods in Sicily(May 2012)

Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Grilled Cheese All Grown Up(April 2011)

GO Magazine, AirTran Airways Inflight Magazine
Here Comes the Sum(April 2010)

SF Weekly
Happy Goat’s Scotch Caramel Sauce(February 2012)
Highlights from the Fancy Food Show(January 2010)
Dinner in the Dark(December 2009)

Guest Picks: Pretty Cake Stands(January 2012)

Serious Eats
Pizzeria Picco: Potato and Roasted-Garlic Pizza(July 2010)

Bay Area Bites
Brunch at M. Wells(June 2011)
Dining in DC: Komi(June 2011)
Pasta Puttanesca(June 2011)
Cochon 555 in NOLA(June 2011)
Spinach Cheddar Pancakes(May 2011)
Charcutepalooza: Chorizo(May 2011)
Miso Glazed Cod(May 2011)
Melon and Prosciutto Risotto(May 2011)
Tuscan Style Baked Chicken(April 2011)
Sugar Snap Pea Salad(April 2011)
Danny Meyer Documentary: The Restaurateur(April 2011)
Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic and Anchovies(March 2011)
Online Bake Sale for Japan: Open for Bidding(March 2011)
Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick’s Day(March 2011)
Food + Tech: A Popular Pairing(March 2011)
Superfood Kale(February 2011)
Butternut Squash Polenta Two Ways(February 2011)
Chinese New Year: Eat Well and Prosper(February 2011)
Tet Celebrations and Vietnamese Eats(January 2011)
Bay Area Fried Chicken Guide(January 2011)
Got (Almond) Milk?(January 2011)
Black Bean Soup + Cilantro-Lime Crema(January 2011)
Cochon Butcher, New Orleans(January 2011)
Roasted Brussels Sprout Chips with Lemon and Parmigiano(December 2010)
Top 10 Foodie Holiday Wishlist(December 2010)
Banana Cream Pie with Chocolate Ganache & Salted Caramel Sauce(December 2010)
Black Friday Breakfast: Sweet Potato Pancakes(November 2010)
Yosemite Road Trip and Sweet Potato Fries(November 2010)
SF Food Wars: The Essential New York Times Cookbook Brunch(November 2010)
Butternut Squash Soup with Gingerbread and Brown Butter(November 2010)
Trick or Treat: Homemade Halloween Candy(October 2010)
Eggplant Parm of My Dreams(October 2010)
White Turnip Pudding Cake (Lo Bok Go)(October 2010)
Butterscotch Pot de Creme(October 2010)
Sticky Rice Bowl (Naw Mai Fan)(September 2010)
Tomatoes: An Addiction (Early Girl Tomato Sauce)(September 2010)
14th Annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival(September 2010)
Bridal Shower & Pineapple-Mango Salsa(September 2010)
Spaghetti and Meatballs(August 2010)
Maui: Top 10 Eats(August 2010)
Spicy Mash(August 2010)
Berries n’ Cream with Meringue and Pistachios(August 2010)
Nectarine and Raspberry Crisp(July 2010)
Orson Brunch and a Fleeting Love Affair(July 2010)
Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm, Maui(July 2010)
Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberries, Green Onion, and Feta(July 2010)
Kara’s Cupcakes Converts a Nonbeliever(June 2010)
Firefly Restaurant: A Glowing Neighborhood Gem(June 2010)
Rising Star Chefs Afterglow(June 2010)’s Rising Stars Revue(June 2010)
Brunch Nirvana: the girl & the fig(May 2010)
Star Chefs and Vintners Gala: a Feast of a Fete(May 2010)
Wheat Berry Sunshine Salad(May 2010)
Meals on Wheels Benefit: Star Chefs and Vintners Gala(May 2010)
Salmon with Creamy Mustard Sauce(April 2010)
Ben & Jerry’s: Pilgrimage to the Sweetest Place on Earth(April 2010)
Dip, Baby, Dip(March 2010)
An African Dinner in Berkeley(March 2010)
Liquid Irish Luck(March 2010)
Cooking Class at Ramekins with Joyce Goldstein(March 2010)
Bourbon & Blood Orange Punch(March 2010)
Pork and Shrimp Dumplings (Jiao Zi)(February 2010)
Not So Secret San Francisco(February 2010)
Chinese New Year Feast(February 2010)
Massive Pot of Chili(January 2010)
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese(January 2010)
Chinese White Cut Chicken with Ginger-Scallion Oil(January 2010)
Residual Christmas Cheer(January 2010)
Brussels Sprouts Two Ways(December 2009)
Party Perfect Walnut Date Cups(December 2009)
Bay Area Foodie Holiday Wishlist(December 2009)
The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook(December 2009)
Butternut Squash Risotto(November 2009)
Vietnamese Coffee: In Pursuit of the Perfect Cup(November 2009)
Sweet Potato Gratin(November 2009)
Saigon Street Food(November 2009)
Roasted Beet Inspiration from Pasta Sfoglia(October 2009)
16th Annual Shuck & Swallow Oyster Challenge(October 2009)
BlogHer Food ’09(September 2009)
Festa del Pesce at Poggio(September 2009)
Key Lime Coconut Cheesecake(September 2009)
Roasted Beet Salad with Fried Summer Squash and Figs(September 2009)
A Taste of the Bay Area at Outside Lands(August 2009)
SF Street Food Fanatics Unite(August 2009)
Chow Down at Outside Lands(August 2009)
SF Chefs. Food. Wine. Highlight Reel(August 2009)
Summer of Otsu(August 2009)
Thai Curry and Talking to Strangers(July 2009)
Oyster Orgy: Hog Island Oyster Orgy(July 2009)
Steamed Sea Bass, Cantonese Style(July 2009)
Paladar: Cuban Sando, I think I love you(July 2009)
Hearty Man Meal(July 2009)
Oola la Souffle Mondays(June 2009)
The Great American Food & Music Festival(June 2009)
The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie(June 2009)
Desperately Seeking Dim Sum(June 2009)
Banana Boats(May 2009)
Yats: New Orleans Po’ Boys(May 2009)
Chorizo Sausage Patties(May 2009)
Watercress Soup Shots(May 2009)
Mushroom 500 Flatbread(April 2009)
Cafe Claude, je t’aime(April 2009)
Balsamic Grilled Asparagus(April 2009)
Pizza Nostra: Potrero’s Newest Darling(April 2009)
From Barcelona with Love: A Fish Recipe(April 2009)
Pickles: Slayer of Hangovers(March 2009)
Foodoro v. Foodzie: Online Marketplace for Foodies(March 2009)
Pistachio Lemon Linguini(March 2009)
Grilled Cheese Invitational(February 2009)
Indian Restaurant Dining fit for a Sultan(February 2009)
Socola Chocolatier: Be My Valentine(February 2009)

Asian Week
Reign of the Shanghai Dumpling King(January 2009)
Hard Knox Café(December 2008)
Sushi Zone: A Neighborhood Gem(December 2008)
Bodega Bistro(December 2008)