Saveur: Why We Love Winter

Mariana Velasquez’s stunning food styling work is once again showcased on the cover of Saveur Magazine! Mariana is a ceaselessly impressive food stylist and tastemaker, always amazing us with her beautiful work. Stay tuned for more of Mariana’s work in Saveur, as we’ll be sharing the fantastic stories here on The Den!

Best of Both Worlds

With Thanksgiving just a couple of days away, we wanted to showcase another terrific Thanksgiving story from the November issue of Saveur Magazine, food styled by Mariana Velasquez! This story explores new Thanksgiving traditions and recipes, with a focus on chinese culinary influences. The story includes a number of delicious recipes that might breath some new life into […]

The Land of Roast Goose and Dumplings

Since Thanksgiving is next week (WHAT!), we thought it fitting to share another story from the November issue of Saveur Magazine, with recipe photographs food styled by Mariana Velasquez. This story takes us on a journey to Eastern Slovenia, where traditional Thanksgiving food is paired with Eastern European cuisine and sensibilities. The results are delicious recipes with an Eastern European flare. Take a […]

Giving Thanks to Saveur

Once upon a time, Big Leo food stylist Mariana Velasquez was a fresh faced 21 year old culinary student interning at Saveur Magazine. Today, her food styling talents are showcased across several stories in the current November issue of Saveur Magazine. For Mariana, this is a dream come true. She shares with us her Saveur memories and […]