Marc Cuenco is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer with over 10 years of experience covering pop culture, food, fashion and lifestyle. A healthcare professional by day, Marc spends his free time taking photos of his puppy Chandler and exploring L.A.’s diverse food scene.

Humberto Raygoza

Living the American Dream, and Its Name is Chorizo

A love for family, food and culture led Huberto Raygoza to create his booming LA business, The Chori-Man.
Luke Schneider and Jason Patton

A Coffee Fix for a Worthy Cause

A retired firefighter brewed up Fire Dept. Coffee. Now he’s a caffeine expert and giving back to his Illinois community.
fred and kira

A Pie Story Decades in the Making

Pastry Chef Kira O’Donnell Babich put her dreams on hold and closed her bakery for 10 years. Now she’s back and busy making pies.
hot sauce with ingredients

A Young Nashville Hot Sauce Company is Just Heating Up

Home-brewed and colleague-tested, Chris Hinson is seeing bold results with his hot sauce start-up, InChrees the Heat
hardins in their truck

Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box in Seattle

This apartment pop-up had people following their noses to the smell of good food. That led to a husband-and-wife sandwich-based food truck.
jeff in the gelato truck

Bontà Gelato – A Little Bit of Something Good

This Bend, Oregon Couple folds the flavors of Thailand, Zanzibar and India into the creamy fresh goodness of their artisan gelato.
cam and hayley

Honeymoon Chocolates Is a Labor of Love

A college romance, a dorm kitchen and a box of cocoa nibs. Sweet beginnings for Missouri’s Honeymoon Chocolates.