Category Archive: cooking

The Little Jewel of New Orleans, er, Chinatown

    It’s been interesting to watch the revitalization of Chinatown. I was born in Chinatown and grew up on the Eastside. When the Chinese found their way to the San Gabriel Valley,… Continue reading

Cooking Classes at EATZ + Recap of Making Pasta By Hand

  EATZ ¬†on La Brea¬†offers a variety of cooking classes that would be fun for friends, couples, parents and kids, showers, bachelorette (and bachelor!) parties or anyone who wants to learn how to… Continue reading

Children’s Cooking and Etiquette Class at Culina

  The Four Seasons Los Angeles of Beverly Hills is offering a children’s cooking and etiquette class this Saturday, October 11 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The class will be held in… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Italian Cooking Classes at Al Bacio

Recently I attended a cooking class at the new Italian restaurant Al Bacio on Sunset in West Hollywood. It’s across the street from The Eveleigh and Church Key. The next class is this… Continue reading

What Does #MySmarterCommerce Mean to Restaurants & Bars

  IBM has invited me to partner with them for a month on their Smarter Commerce campaign. You’ll see me using the hashtag #MySmarterCommerce in the new few weeks across my social media… Continue reading

Cake Decorating at Duff’s Cakemix

The day before Thanksgiving, I was at Duff’s Cakemix. It’s basically a fun way to get a group together for an activity that isn’t the usual bowling or mini golf. Think of it… Continue reading

Drinking at Home: Cocktails by the Minty

  Whenever I get invited to dinner parties, I tend to bring the booze and take it upon myself to make drinks. In the last few years, my “bartending” skills have gotten better… Continue reading

Pork Butchering and BBQ with Thrillist

The days before I went to the Thrillist Rewards pig butchering event at KTCHN 105, I was so excited and told everyone about it. Most people were horrified. Some were encouraging. Most thought… Continue reading

Get Your Meat On at Lindy & Grundy

  Lindy & Grundy opened earlier this year and after brunch at the Fat Dog, I finally made it in. I was immediately greeted by Amelia Posada, one half of the dynamic duo… Continue reading