Celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl in LA

Beloved children’s author of James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Boy, The Twits, BFG, Matilda, The Witches, and Esio Trot (to name a few), Roald Dahl has been capturing reader’s hearts both young and old. As an educator for over 17 years, his literature has always been my go-to choice to inspire third graders, especially with their captivating plots, made-up words, … Continue reading Celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl in LA

Best Lobster Rolls in LA

Finding the best lobster roll has been an ongoing quest for my tastebuds for almost 8 years of living in Los Angeles. Something so simple that can be done so right, can be done so wrong. In the last few years, LA has seen several new lobster spots open up, to my joy. I grew up in Connecticut ordering “hot” or “cold.” Los Angeles has … Continue reading Best Lobster Rolls in LA

American Cancer Society celebrates 30 years of California Spirit at Sony Studios

The top mixologists and chefs donned the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City last night, in support of the American Cancer Society. Even Chef/Proprietor Thomas Keller, from Los Angeles’ quintessential bistro Bouchon Beverly Hills, was having a ball (literally, kicking beach balls and heiling over guests for “Free Food!”) at the Bouchon station made of ice chilling a bounty of succulent seafood, like shrimp the size of my … Continue reading American Cancer Society celebrates 30 years of California Spirit at Sony Studios

Get Your Lobster Fix at Knuckle and Claw

Hmm Lobster! My favorite food in the whole world. I can eat it any which way – lobster bisque, lobster salad, lobster and eggs, lobster mac and cheese, lobster mashpos, you get the ideas, but my favorite way to dine on this bottom feeder is to savor it the way I did growing up in Connecticut. COLD or HOT! Either major chunks of lobster with … Continue reading Get Your Lobster Fix at Knuckle and Claw