Support your local Malibu restaurants during the Covid lockdown

The world seems to be at a standstill. Our biggest joy was dining out and enjoying exciting food with friends. Now for all of us, that has been put on hold as we learn to eat alone daily in our homes or with our families. When you tire of cooking at home, treat yourself and your loved ones to NOT a night-out, but a night-in … Continue reading Support your local Malibu restaurants during the Covid lockdown

20 new food and drink brands to add to your kitchen

Whether you are hosting a gathering at home, celebrating New Year’s, partaking in an NFL Sunday or attending a holiday party, it pays to have an equipped kitchen and pantry. However, it is not always easy to keep up with the latest and greatest brands out there on the market. As a frequent reader of industry trades, a prolific interviewer of brand ambassadors and a … Continue reading 20 new food and drink brands to add to your kitchen

20 New Food, Drink and Kitchen Discoveries

Whether you are hosting a gathering at home, celebrating New Year’s, partaking in an NFL Sunday or attending a holiday party, it pays to have an equipped kitchen and pantry. However, it is not always easy to keep up with the latest and greatest brands out there on the market. As a frequent reader of industry trades, a prolific interviewer of brand ambassadors and a … Continue reading 20 New Food, Drink and Kitchen Discoveries

Julia Child Day proclaimed August 15 in Santa Barbara at the Montecito Club

What a night to celebrate Julia Child on her birthday at the Montecito Club in Santa Barbara! She would have been 107. The Santa Barbara mayor Cathy Murillo proclaimed August 15, 2019, Julia Child Day, in honor of her birthday and a place she loved so much and spent her final years. The proclamation announced on August 15 recognizes celebrations across the nation in honor … Continue reading Julia Child Day proclaimed August 15 in Santa Barbara at the Montecito Club

Four Mexican Getaways

This article was first published on MoneyInc, May 2019. Mexico is an underrated destination. A cultural haven, Mexico is THE place to visit for food, music, art, adventure, ocean excursions, biodiversity, animal migrations, and UNESCO World Heritage sites. It’s a beautiful country that is easy to get to, with many direct flights and over 50 international airports throughout the country. Besides being affordable and outright … Continue reading Four Mexican Getaways

Diverse Flavors at Taste of the Eastside

On Sunday, April 29, 2019, the 9th annual Taste of the Eastside featured the unique culinary landscape of East Los Angeles. With over 30 restaurants showcased, Taste of the Eastside flourished from an idea by a group of parents to raise money for Rose Scharlin Cooperative Nursery School, LA’s oldest co-op for kids and the primary beneficiary and organizer of TOTE.  It has turned into … Continue reading Diverse Flavors at Taste of the Eastside

The 2018 Global Cuisine Awards celebrates LA restaurants

The Global Cuisine Awards presented by Global Talents Media Group honors the worlds best tastemakers, restaurateurs and chefs in local, national and international markets. The award recipients are chosen from four categories, an anonymous group of culinary professionals, published food critics, public review websites and GTMG recommendation. On Sunday, December 17, Los Angeles’ top restaurateurs, chefs and tastemakers gathered in Beverly Hills to celebrate the 2018 … Continue reading The 2018 Global Cuisine Awards celebrates LA restaurants

Market City Caffe and its Founding Family Celebrates 25 years in Burbank

The flavor of Naples remains nestled in Burbank after 25 years thanks to its mainstay Market City Caffe, located at 164 E. Palm Ave. The restaurant celebrated its anniversary Saturday, June 17 with city officials, residents and its founders with delicious food, photo opportunities and a re-christening of its beloved cow. Market City Caffe is known for its famous cow that greets guest, as well … Continue reading Market City Caffe and its Founding Family Celebrates 25 years in Burbank

2016 Favorite Food Bites Around Los Angeles

Today I celebrate my 9 year LOVE affair with LA. California was a place I dreamed about living since the fashion magazine pages stared back at me as a kid in Connecticut. Driving across country solo and landing in a new place with nothing but a dream and hope for a more exciting and fulfilled life is a choice I’m so happy I had the … Continue reading 2016 Favorite Food Bites Around Los Angeles

Can’t Spell ‘L’Assiette’ without LA

Simplicity seems easy but it is difficult; very difficult. To specialize in the creation of a single, relatively uncomplicated dish, particularly one that is familiar to diners, requires perfect execution. I have great admiration for small menus. L’Assiette, on Melrose Avenue, is an example of a restaurant built on the premise of perfection. The name itself means, “the dish.” And what is that dish around … Continue reading Can’t Spell ‘L’Assiette’ without LA