Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Award: 1st Place & 3rd Place

1st place for "Migratory Species: The Filipina Fish Processors of the Faroes." 3rd place for "Dalagang Bukid: The Mountain Maiden of the Seas." Awarded by the Food Writers' Association of the Philippines, February 2020.

Migration Advocacy and Media Award: Best Blog on Migration

Awarded by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas, Office of the President of the Philippines, December 2019.

Plaridel Award: Best Food Story


For "Matstofan: The Filipino Taste in Iceland." Awarded by the Philippine-American Press Club, October 2019.

GoFundMe Gives Back

Awarded by the GoFundMe Team, October 2019. 

Writer in Residence

Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland, September–October 2019.

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