Category Archives: food

a trip to whole foods

We had big plans for Sunday. We were going to have pizza at this place in Costa Mesa that we have heard about frequently. Then we were going to go back to the open to the public restaurant supply store … Continue reading

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the birthday bash

When the PM called back in March to say that they were coming to LA to celebrate B’s birthday, I was literally speechless. I honestly didn’t know what to say after last year’s fiasco. I felt sad for B that … Continue reading

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meeting smitten kitchen

Last Friday, B and I drove to Beverly Hills to meet the author of the long anticipated, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, Deb Perelman. We arrived early and I picked up the copy of the book that I had pre-ordered over … Continue reading

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talking turkey

Probably the scariest part of Thanksgiving dinner is the turkey. It is after all, typically the center of attention, and what is on everyone’s mind. The good news is that thanks to technology the problems most likely to ruin your … Continue reading

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in which my lunch gets lost

Today we decided to try a new place for lunch, which is both new to us, and relatively new to the area. It is a fairly casual place. You get in line, order at the counter, and then someone brings … Continue reading

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a thanksgiving primer

Thanksgiving is now less than a week away, and it seems like everyone is worried about the turkey. Really though, thanks to technology, cooking a turkey is easier than ever. There is just so much info and help out there. … Continue reading

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making tea

The other day I was making iced tea as we are out of Tejava, and well, we do have quite a collection of tea (which annoys B’s father to no end). I have been drinking and making tea for as … Continue reading

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