Anthologized in Best Food Writing
– “Understanding the Political Soup” (2011 edition)
– “And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Our German Butterballs” (2010 edition)

James Beard Award (2006)
“Endangered Species” (Nutrition or Consumer-Related Issues category)

IACP Bert Greene Award (2009)
– “What I saw and ate at the pig sacrifice” (blog essay)

California Newspaper Publishers Association (2017)
– Best profile: “Tiny Curry Corner Feels the Love for the Last Time”

Association of Food Journalists Awards
– Best restaurant criticism, 2006 (East Bay Express) and 2010 (Seattle Weekly)

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Awards
– First place, food writing (SF Weekly, 2012)
– Second place, food writing (Seatle Weekly, 2010)

Society for Professional Journalists, Northwest Chapter (2008)
– Best special issue (Seattle Weekly‘s annual dining issue, 2007)