NICE  TO  MEET  YOU!

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WE'RE KATY & ILANA

We're professional chefs/writers/photographers fueled by a love of food and adventure. 

Once upon a time... this started as a #vanlife food blog when we bought a 1973 Toyota Chinook and decided to live and cook out of it. That came to a tragic ending when we upgraded to a 1988 Toyota Sunrader that killed itself 2 months later in Roswell, New Mexico. Now we're still traveling, eating, cooking, & writing about it from the safety of a Brooklyn apartment (Katy) and a fairly reliable car (Ilana). 

This is a portfolio of our collective efforts and stories of the people & things that inspire us -our travel stories, photography,  city food guides & original recipes. 

MEET KATY

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Katy is an experienced culinary professional and writer, with a background in high-end restaurants and a B.A. in Creative Writing. She's a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC and spent 3 years as a cook in the New York City restaurant scene before leaving to travel the country as a a kitchen expeditor. She is currently traveling the world while working as a private chef and freelance food & travel writer. 

Learn more about her here

MEET ILANA

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Ilana is a traveling photographer and chef with a wealth of experience in food media. She graduated from the Culinary Institute of America before working with Outstanding in the Field, preparing and photographing events. She has been on the road for the better part of four years and is currently working as a private chef while doing freelance photography and recipe development. 

Learn more about her here.