Favorite Finds

I Found these colorful ice cream bowls from Crate & Barrel. Love them to organize my chopped veggies for taco night, or fill them with yogurt, fruit, and granola for a yummy breakfast. But the best reason for buying these beauties is their perfect size as cereal bowls for a less guilty midnight snack ๐Ÿ˜‰

A-Frame is A-OK

Last week I had the chance to finally visit the new A-Frame in Culver City. Created by Roy Choi, the man behind the Kogi Truck, A-Frame packs a Korean and Hawaiian punch with a side of comfort. Community tables, easy to share plates, and plastic dinnerware make this my new favorite homey spot. It doesn’t … More A-Frame is A-OK

Battle of the Banh Mi #1

Definition of Banh Mi: Vietnamese Baguette Sandwiches, most commonly filled with thinly sliced pickled carrots, daikon, cucumbers, cilantro, chili peppers, mayonnaise, and various meat or tofu. Competitors: Pho Lang Thang vs. Nom Nom Truck Story: Ever since I tried my first Tofu Banh Mi at Pho Lang Thang in Cincinnati, I’ve been: A) Craving it … More Battle of the Banh Mi #1

Shuck It

Spring has sprung. And with it comes spoils. Oysters being one of my new favorites. A platter, a patio, 75 degrees and a bottle of white wine = perfection. One of the best places for such a day isย Gjelina’sย in Venice. Trendy yet unpretentious, the real reason to come here is the food. And that’s the … More Shuck It

Simple Shrimp Tacos

These days I’m finding that I have less and less time to spend in the kitchen. More often than not I’m eating dinners in restaurants or making some pathetically quick meals at home (Trader Joe’s frozen chicken dumplings -WHATS UP?!). When I can’t stand it anymore and all I want to do is cook and … More Simple Shrimp Tacos