After returning home from a trip to Japan, Stacy Michelson noticed she was doodling a lot of food caricatures with big personalities: coffee cups with grumpy faces, smiling stacks of pancakes and high-fivin’ burgers and pizzas. She’s since built a business designing foodie pins, t-shirts, totes and more featuring these quirky characters. Michelson caught our attention this year when she began illustrating each of our “Good Food” episodes. We were so taken we commissioned her to create a “Good Food” tote bag. Michelson talks about designing the tote and shares a shortlist of her favorite vegan restaurants in LA.