One thing great about going to get a quick bite in and around Los Angeles is that there are so many choices at some good bars/lounges around the city. The other night a friend and I were craving a little snack, so we headed over to El Carmen(http://www.elcarmenrestaurant.com/) You can’t go wrong with Mexican cuisine (Chips, […]
Monthly Archives: September 2010
The love for this career is the passion I pass on to students, and how to move each one forward in their craft. I teach them to have trust in themselves for what they are getting ready to embark in life!! For their next step in this career I’ve been asked on numerous occasions to evaluate students at the International Culinary Institute. (http://www.allculinaryschools.com/school/the-international-culinary-school-at-the-art-institutes/california-santa-monica) Today […]
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Born and raised in Los Angeles, I have seen great restaurants exit that had a long life and deep history. Now, in the new millennium, Los Angeles has new places opening up every week with a new cuisine and average service. DAN TANAS (http://www.dantanasrestaurant.com/) will not be pushed aside when a new restaurant jumps in the ring. I took a friend […]
Who says that you can’t enjoy a great meal at the Dodger game? Well, if you can get in the Dugout Club(Dodger Stadium) you will have a meal of a lifetime. When you first walk into the dining area you see choices from Paella, Roast Chicken, Spanish Rice, along with a well- stocked Salad Bar. This is […]
Who says that Monday Night Football should be spent in a bar or hanging out in a large noisy room? Not me! I go to Taco night at Barigans (http://www.barragansrestaurants.com/) in Burbank. A family favoite for years, there are plenty TVs showing the game throughout the dining room. All of their hard shell tacos are […]
Happy Fall everyone! September means back to school, which means back to the basics of food and cooking for me. I’m excited to introduce this blog as a platform to share my voice with the millions of chefs and culinary enthusiasts in the world. My experience spans over 27 years and I’ve been cooking a […]