Katlyn Moncada


A digital communications specialist in St. Louis, Katlyn Moncada is a writer and photographer with a love for all things food. Her Filipino-American heritage gives her a passion for telling the stories of people around the world, whether it be through the kitchen or cultural arts. She can often be seen drinking a cup of cold brew at a local spot like Blueprint Coffee or eating her favorite dish from Lona’s Lil Eats (spicy tofu wrapped in giant rice paper). Learn more at katlynshalohalo.com.

Katlyn Moncada


Feeding St. Louis

Local food assistance organizations are gaining national recognition for their commitment to education and action.

St. Louis Area Foodbank

Urban Oasis

Theo Smith thought he’d become an urban planner, but Kennedy Forest in Forest Park beckoned.

Cool Rider

Sump Motorcycle owner and mechanic Mike Henneberry just might love your bike even more than you do.

Sump Motorcycles

Barrelling Along

Creating barrel-aged beard oils helped Jeremy Allen Stanton rediscover his fire.

Worldwide Pride

Julio Zegarra-Ballon’s colorful fair trade merchandise supports artisans around the globe with a living wage.

Zee Bee Market owner Julio Zegarra-Ballon has storefronts on South Grand and in Maplewood.