Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Erica Rivera On Philly Cheesesteaks

In honor of National Cheesesteak Day on March 24, Erica Rivera found the best places to satisfy your Philly cheesesteak craving. Read up (or just whet your appetite) on Crave Online here.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Erica Rivera On Tom Brady's Performance Meals

Tom Brady has teamed up with meal kit company Purple Carrot to create high-performance recipes. Read more about how to get the plant-based diet delivered to your door on Crave Online here.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Erica Rivera Profiles Bad Larry's Hard Coffee

Erica Rivera profiled Bad Larry's, the first "hard coffee" coming to market in May. Read more about this one-of-a-kind alcoholic cold press on Crave Online here.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Carmen Lynch

Erica Rivera spoke to comedian Carmen Lynch about giving up on online dating, hating cats, and her favorite profane phrases in Spanish. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Erica Rivera On Sugar Shacks

Skip the cliché Spring Break beach vacation and visit a Canadian sugar shack instead. Find out where to experience the seasonal traditions of maple syruping season on Crave Online here

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Erica Rivera Previews Guillermo del Toro's "At Home With Monsters" Exhibition

Erica Rivera previewed Guillermo del Toro's At Home With Monsters exhibition. Get a sneak peek at the creepy keepsakes from the movie director's Los Angeles-based Bleak House on Crave Online here.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Buffalo Fuzz

Erica Rivera interviewed heavy blues band Buffalo Fuzz about their debut album, the advantages of playing as a duo, and why they love the Minneapolis music scene. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Erica Rivera on the Obamas' Book Deal

Erica Rivera reported on Barack and Michelle Obama's new book deal with Penguin Random House. The rights to his-and-hers memoirs netted the couple a record-breaking sum. Read more on Crave Online here.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Erica Rivera one Ube-Flavored Foods

Erica Rivera found 30 ways to partake in the ube-flavored food craze. Find your next purple yam eat on Crave Online here.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Erica Rivera on Food Museums

Erica Rivera found six eccentric food museums that merit a visit. Plan your next culinary-centric trip on Crave Online here.

Erica Rivera Interviews Ryan Hamilton

Erica Rivera spoke to Mormon comedian Ryan Hamilton about dating, drinking, and the lack of religious jokes in his act. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Erica Rivera Profiles Bittercube

Erica Rivera spoke to Nick Kosevich, one of the founders of Bittercube, about how he and Ira Koplowitz broke into the bitters business. Read the piece on Crave Online here.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Japandroids

Erica Rivera asked punk rocker Brian King of Japandroids about his literary influences, music biz advice, and Valentine's Day plans. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Alex Gross

Erica Rivera spoke to Los Angeles painter Alex Gross about Antisocial Network, his new exhibition that explores the dark side of social media. Read the Q&A on Crave Online here.

Erica Rivera on Anti-Valentine's Day Food

Erica Rivera found ten edible way to tell Valentine's Day to fuck off. Find out how to get your carb coma on this February 14th on Crave Online here.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Dave Simonett of Dead Man Winter

Erica Rivera had an intimate, expletive-laden interview with musician Dave Simonett about committing "marital suicide," putting his acclaimed bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles on hiatus, and channeling devastation into his new Dead Man Winter album Furnace. Read the cover story in the Feb. 8 issue of City Pages or online here.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Cloud Nothings

Erica Rivera asked Dylan Baldi, frontman of Cloud Nothings, about neuroticism, nostalgia, and new-age-inspired punk. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Erica Rivera Interviews Jason Rekulak

Erica Rivera interviewed author Jason Rekulak about the '80s, video games, and his debut novel The Impossible Fortress. Read the Q&A on Crave Online here.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Erica Rivera Profiles Carlos Rolón

Erica Rivera profiled Chicago artist Carlos Rolón (a.k.a. Dzine) about his hybrid installations. Read more about how he combines Puerto Rican culture, nostalgia, and opulence in his artwork on Crave Online here.