Monica’s work has appeared in the following outlets:
Newspapers: The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post Express, Seattle Times, The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The New Zealand Herald, International Herald Tribune, The Economic Times (Indian newspaper),The Times of India and more.
Magazines: Ladies Home Journal, National Geographic Traveler, Bon Appetit, Real Simple, Four Seasons, Parents, Whole Living, Town And Country, Town and Country Travel, AARP-The Magazine, Food & Wine, Cooking Light, Washingtonian, Wine Enthusiast, Coastal Living, Health magazine, SELF, Departures, Coastal Living, Capitol File, KIWI, Writers Digest, Femina and Saveur.
Online: NPR.ORG, AARP.com, GILT TASTE, Salon.com, MSNBCi, and The Food Section.
- Syndicated food columnist for Scripps. My column is titled – Seasonings. (October 2010 – October 2011)
- Frequent contributor to AARP- THe magazine and NPR’s Kitchen Window.
- DC – CityGuide for ARRIVE magazine (for Amtrak’s Acela train) for several years.
- Weekly, online column for the Washington Post’s Food called iSpice. ( May 2009 – June 2010)
TV/Radio: Food Network with Christine Cushing Live, and Good Morning Toronto. NPR’s Kojo Nmamdi show and Talk of the Nation and Splendid Table.
In addition, her essay “A Question of Taste” (which originally ran in The Washington Post) is being republished in a text book titled A Taste for Writing: Composition for Culinarians for culinary students at The Culinary Institute of America and was selected for Best Food Writing, 2005.
Her essay “What is Real Cooking” from her new book Modern Spice, was picked for Best Food Writing 2009. And she was in Best Food Writing 2010.
Most recently she won the Greenbrier Award for food writing offered by the Symposium of Food Writers (July 2011).
Her essay, “Does a recipe need to be complicated to be good,” was picked up for Best Food Writing 2010.