Dining Out

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    The Honor Bar

    What better way to start out a long weekend than to go on some food adventures? This past Labor Day weekend we decided to check out a spot around Beverly Hills called The Honor Bar. It definitely lives up to the quality of food and service you’d expect of a Hillstone Group restaurant. They describe […] Read more…

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    Butcher’s Dog Brings Variety to Sawtelle

    Earlier this year one of the saddest days of my foodie life occurred, the closing of Chef Brendan Collins’ Waterloo and City. Chef Collins later announced his new restaurant in Hollywood would open under the name Birch. I have yet to check it out, but have been told that it’s as great as you’d expect. […] Read more…

Local Events

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    LA Magazine’s 2015 Food Event

    This year was our inaugural trip out to Los Angeles Magazine‘s annual Food Event. Although it was a first for us, LA Mag’s been holding this event for 10 years. The event was held at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, home of the Malibu Family Wines. It had been on my list of places to visit, so […] Read more…

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    LA Times The TASTE 2015

    For Labor Day weekend, I attended the Los Angeles Times annual food festival, the Taste, on the spacious Paramount Pictures Studio back-lot. Embodying the best of southern California’s culinary scene, the event brings together discussions, live demonstrations, wine seminars and cocktail demos to provide attendees an intimate experience with the heart of LA’s food and […] Read more…

In The Kitchen

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    Halloween Tricks & Treats

    Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Ghouls, goblins, and of course Shelley Duvall in The Shining (what could be scarier?).  It also marks the start of all the food and treat filled holidays in the fall. Times have changed and Halloween treats have expanded from just candy. I was browsing Pinterest for some cute […] Read more…

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    Fig & Olive’s Pumpkin Sage Ravioli

    For my regular followers you’ll know that one of my favorite restaurants is Fig & Olive. So I like to share some of their recipes from time to time when made available to me. Check out this great seasonal recipe incorporating pumpkins and pumpkin seeds. Read more…

Product Reviews

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    Munchery x Roy Choi

    I recently learned about the new partnership between Munchery + Chef Roy Choi and immediately had to know more. A taste of Choi’s growing food empire in the Los Angeles area can now be delivered directly to your doorstep. Fancy that! Munchery first started in San Francisco in 2010 and has quickly expanded to multiple major cities […] Read more…

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    Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

    I recently had the opportunity to talk to Man Vs. Food star himself, Adam Richman about his love of Alamos Wines. To kick off his book tour we got to sample of of Adam’s recipes included in his new cookbook, Straight Up Tasty: Meals, Memories, and Mouthfuls from My Travels. One recipe that particularly stood out […] Read more…