Sun. Mar. 30: Meet Drew Lazor and Neal Santos

Join AAJA-Philly for intimate conversation and snacks with local journalists (and men-about-town) Drew Lazor and Neal Santos.

Lazor and Santos will tell AAJA members about their experiences in the Philly journalism world, including how they got their start and how they landed their latest gigs.

What: “Brain Pickings” with Drew Lazor and Neal Santos

When: 5-7pm on Sunday, Mar. 30

Where: Board member Yowei Shaw’s house in West Philadelphia, when you RSVP we’ll send the address

RSVP: By Wed., Mar. 26, to

About Lazor and Santos:

Drew LazorDrew Lazor is a Philly-based freelance journalist covering food, drink, movies and music locally and nationally. A food columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, he has also contributed to Bon Appétit, Saveur, Serious Eats, Zagat and more. His writing has earned first-place honors in the 2011 AltWeekly Awards and the 2013 Association of Food Journalists Awards. He is the co-author of Jeremy and Jessica Nolen’s German Cooking Now, out fall 2014 on Chronicle Books.

Neal SantosNeal Santos is a photographer living and working in Philadelphia. Currently, he serves as the chief photographer at the Philadelphia City Paper. Additionally he runs a small-scale urban farm called Farm 51 with his partner. He considers himself lucky to call himself a Philadelphian as he types a bio with a cat stepping on his keyboard in his home in Southwest Philadelphia.