Natalie Compton

Natalie Compton

Freelance Journalist & Photographer

Freelance Writing - Photo Taking

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How to Eat Like a Muay Thai Fighter

My story and photos for VICE Munchies - featured on the New York Time's NYT Now app.

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Nine Bottles to Turn Gin Haters into Gin Lovers

My feature on American gins with softer juniper flavors for

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The Art of Drinking Mezcal Made from Wild Agave

My feature on wild agave mezcal, highlighting Los Amantes mezcalería in Oaxaca.

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I Went to the World's Most Insane Juicing Competition

My account of Joe & The Juice's Global Show Off, a high-octane orgy of machismo, motivational jabberwocky, and model-like men vying for the title of best juicer.

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Helping a Chef Do Taco Research Might Kill You

I joined the team behind LA's Chicas Tacos on an R&D trip to Mexico and came close to a delicious death by food and booze for VICE Munchies.

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Dropping Weight Before a UFC Fight is Pure Hell

My feature on UFC fighter Uriah Hall for VICE Tonic.

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LosAngeles Magazine

How to Drink Scotch Like Anthony Bourdain - Los Angeles Magazine

I interviewed Anthony Bourdain about scotch, hangover cures, and In-N-Out burger pairings for Los Angeles Magazine.

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The Best and Worst (Okay, Mostly Worst) Edible Lingerie You Can Buy For Valentine's Day

My taste test review of's top-selling edible lingerie for GQ.

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The Rise of High-End Culinary Cannabis

My feature on the high-end edible cannabis movement in Los Angeles for LA Weekly.

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I Tried to Diet Like a Celebrity for the Academy Awards

I wrote about my experience dieting, training, and general wellness overloading for VICE Munchies.

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Inside the Santa Monica Farmers Market

My feature spread on the iconic Santa Monica farmers market for the Philippine Airlines in-flight magazine, Mabuhay.

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America's Most Environmentally Conscious Restaurant Happens to Serve Amazing Food

My feature on the many moving parts of The Perennial restaurant's environmentally conscious mission for VICE Munchies' Future of Food week.

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I Went to the World's Biggest Spam Festival

My feature on the 15th annual Waikiki Spam Jam in Oahu, the largest Spam festival in the world.

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Chef Edward Lee Wants to Solve the Nation’s Line Cook Shortage

My feature on the Chef LEE Initiative for Munchies.

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The Kitchn

5 Weird but Delicious Foods from Around the World

My travel feature for The Kitchn on bizarre-sounding foods you'll love around the world.