Tag Archive: food

This Weekend: The Taste September 2-5

  I wasn’t too happy with the first LA Times Food & Wine Festival last year. But it appears the organizers have listened and by combining forces with the Taste of Beverly Hills… Continue reading

WeHo: The Hudson Block Party Recap

I was invited to check out the Hudson’s first Block Party a few weeks ago.  The block party also introduced Churchill which opens in the next few weeks. Chef Jason Tuley, formerly of… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation 2011 Recap

After going to a few different food festivals in L.A. last year, my favorite was Taste of the Nation. I knew I had to go again this year. Plus, it’s a worthy cause.The… Continue reading

Happy Hour at the Capital Grille with the Vixen

When I walked into Capital Grille last Wednesday, I intended to make it a short trip. I was visiting for the Vixen’s happy hour event and needed to get back to the Eastside… Continue reading

DTLA: I’ll meet you at the Far Bar

On First Street in Little Tokyo, between two buildings is a narrow alley leading to Far Bar. The first time I was led into this alley a couple of years back, I felt… Continue reading

The Grilled Cheese Invitational: Calling All Cheeseheads

The Grilled Cheese Invitational is a week away now! But they are still accepting applications for competitors. Do you think your grilled cheese is the best? Then enter now. You have a choice… Continue reading

SD: SonyFoodie Dinner with the WX9

  Two weeks ago, I was in San Diego testing out Sony’s new Cyber-shot WX9 which will be available later this month. I began my day at the Oceanside Farmers’ Market and had… Continue reading

UK: Fish & Chips + the Victoria & Albert Museum

I’ll tell you a secret, I like going to museums. I never get tired of looking at “stuff.” And I really enjoy architecture. When I went to Boston for the first time a… Continue reading

Quince, My Fave SF Meal

Our goal for going to San Francisco nearly 2 weeks ago was to visit Chez Panisse. Along the way, we went to a few different restaurants where there was a Chez Panisse connection,… Continue reading

Dining at Chez Panisse

In 1971, Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse with a group of friends. I remember reading the history and how influential she was in David Kamp’s book, “The United States of Arugula.” Chefs are… Continue reading