New Experiences along the California Central Coast

The pandemic has people itching for new experiences after being cooped up at home. The American road trip has fueled peoples’ spirits in 2020 as a safer alternative for adventure.  Get reacquainted with California’s grandeur by leaving the big cities for California’s Central Coast. Just halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the peace and calm of wide-open spaces, uncrowded white sand beaches, outdoor adventure, … Continue reading New Experiences along the California Central Coast

8 Restaurants in LA with Outdoor Seating and Lots of Space

It’s the summer of dining in — or is it? It is possible to enjoy an elegant dinner out on the town. The trick involves finding a restaurant with an alfresco ambiance. You won’t find any lack of such eateries in sunny Los Angeles, CA. Whether you have a taste for Thai or a fancy for French cuisine, you’ll find something to delight every palate. … Continue reading 8 Restaurants in LA with Outdoor Seating and Lots of Space

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

New Entrant to the Sharing Economy Brings the Kitchen to the People

For the past few years, there seems to have emerged a sharing economy alternative for every consumer need imaginable. Need a ride, or willing to take someone around in yours? Try ride-sharing. Want to save a few bucks on vacation by staying in someone’s living room? Just open your internet browser. Too busy and / or lazy to pick up groceries? There’s even an app … Continue reading New Entrant to the Sharing Economy Brings the Kitchen to the People

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

DoorDash to the Food Rescue!

There are nights and let’s face it, many days, where I don’t want to cook and ordering a delicious meal from one of LA’s amazing restaurants seems just way easier than making sure I have the right ingredients at home. As I get older, as much as I do like to cook, I also value my time. DoorDash is one of LA’s greatest food delivery services … Continue reading DoorDash to the Food Rescue!

The Albright: Eating Lobster with a Vegan

Due to the hustle and bustle of the touristy Santa Monica pier, I had not stepped foot on the pier in some time. I was curious to check out this seafood restaurant called The Albright, established in 1977 right on the pier on the left hand side. After getting knocked by one too many strollers and kids, I contemplated my desire to ever want children, but … Continue reading The Albright: Eating Lobster with a Vegan

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

Hakkasan Spices it up with 13 New Dishes

Last week, Michelin-starred Executive Chef Ho Chee Boon unveiled a whopping 13 new dishes at Hakkasan Beverly Hills, marking the most significant menu transformation since its September 2013 launch. The chic Cantonese restaurant, like most Beverly Hills residents, recently underwent a facelift and now has a more chic, up-to-date look about it. Truth be told, the bar got a lounge implant — a handful of … Continue reading Hakkasan Spices it up with 13 New Dishes