Essays, lists, service pieces for Epicurious, The Kitchn

 Article outlining 10 simple steps to take and make the world a better place. Published by The Kitchn. 

Article outlining 10 simple steps to take and make the world a better place. Published by The Kitchn. 

 Article offering advice on how to find the right place to volunteer and give back to your community. Published by The Kitchn. 

Article offering advice on how to find the right place to volunteer and give back to your community. Published by The Kitchn. 

Reported pieces for 500 Pens, an anti-hate news project

Features in the Village Green, a local newspaper in northern New Jersey. Most include my photography.

 Profile of food writer and editor Shannon Sarna, focusing on her recently published cookbook, Modern Jewish Baker.

Profile of food writer and editor Shannon Sarna, focusing on her recently published cookbook, Modern Jewish Baker.

  The story of Body by Struggle, a small gym with a big heart  and a loyal following. Erick Graves provided the photo of himself and Stacy Basko took the rest.

The story of Body by Struggle, a small gym with a big heart and a loyal following. Erick Graves provided the photo of himself and Stacy Basko took the rest.

 Inspired by community activists, a popular pizzeria starts donating fresh produce to local food pantries, something often missing from the shelves. 

Inspired by community activists, a popular pizzeria starts donating fresh produce to local food pantries, something often missing from the shelves. 

 Profile of the duo behind a successful and growing traditional Chinese medicine practice, a study of opposites. 

Profile of the duo behind a successful and growing traditional Chinese medicine practice, a study of opposites. 

 Non-profit that provides custom birthday parties to families in need seeks votes to win a $10,000 grant.

Non-profit that provides custom birthday parties to families in need seeks votes to win a $10,000 grant.

  Artist couple finds a new space to showcase their handmade furniture and carefully curated merchandise. Photos by Stacy Basko except for the one of Avian and John, which they provided.

Artist couple finds a new space to showcase their handmade furniture and carefully curated merchandise. Photos by Stacy Basko except for the one of Avian and John, which they provided.

 Round-up of restaurants that offer outdoor dining and music.

Round-up of restaurants that offer outdoor dining and music.

 A famed New Jersey deli celebrates 90 years of serving its signature sandwich, the Sloppy Joe.

A famed New Jersey deli celebrates 90 years of serving its signature sandwich, the Sloppy Joe.

 The story behind a Jamaican restaurant popular with high school students who return again and again years after graduation.

The story behind a Jamaican restaurant popular with high school students who return again and again years after graduation.

Posts from Doorstep Dishes, a blog about sharing homemade food, with proprietary recipes and photos