Meet Our Makers

Meet the Storytellers, Makers and Contributors behind the stories that inspire us

Food & Travel Journalist

Kayla Stewart

Kayla is a freelance food and travel journalist featured in The New York Times, Bon Appétit, Serious Eats and more.

Writer & Photographer

Wee Ling Soh

Wee Ling Soh is a Singapore-based freelance writer and photographer with a soft spot for street food.

Filmmaker

Ben Lankester

A London-based filmmaker and photographer who has travelled worldwide shooting music, film and commercial projects.

Mead Maker

Gordon Hull

A geologist-turned-brewer formed Heidrun Meadery, turning it into a beekeeping business and travel destination for lovers of wine and nature.

Honey Purveyor

Tony Landretti

Founded in 1924, this woman-owned, family operated company is the leading producer of 100% pure, local, raw and unfiltered honey.

Beekeeper

Michael Domeier

Founder of The Rare Hawaiian Honey Company, existing on a single Kiawe forest in Hawaii producing the rarest honey.

Food Writer & TV Host

Kae Lani Palmisano

Kae Lani Palmisano is the Emmy nominated host of WHYY’s Check, Please! Philly, a show exploring dining throughout Philadelphia.

Multimedia Journalist

Leo Schwartz

A multimedia journalist featured in Roads & Kingdoms, Culinary Backstreets and BuzzFeed, writing everything from street vendor rights to food.