Apple Cinnamon Doggie Donuts

Dogs deserve holiday cookies too, and I thought the flavors of these were perfect for winter time. I really enjoyed making these because there’s something very satisfying about cutting perfect circles into dough. I didn’t even have a proper cookie cutter and used one of my glass cups instead, but it worked like a charm.…

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Why you should drink champagne year-round

Most people have their go-to drink, the reliable choice when you aren’t familiar with the bar. Mine is champagne. Champagne has a stigma where it is most closely associated with celebrations or New Year’s. I’ve never had a problem drinking it whenever I wanted, and was excited to hear wine writer, Peter Liem share the…

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Kinjiro Little Tokyo

I recently celebrated a friend’s birthday at Kinjiro – and it was one of the best meals I’ve had this year. The restaurant is small and modest, in the same plaza as other gems in Little Tokyo like Sushi Gen (get their weekday lunch special) and KaGaYa (AMAZING shabu shabu). We ordered 6 dishes +…

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Candy Dipped Dog Cookies

Who says dog biscuits need to be plain? No one. I baked these for a Modern Artisan event at The Platform in Culver City for the TigerPig & Co. family. It was a pleasure to meet boss ladies like LAIT and Samak there. As a special thank you to supporters of TigerPig, we wanted to gift…

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Noe at the Omni

Last night the fiancé and I celebrated another anniversary. Dinner at the Omni Hotel. Ice skating at Pershing Square. Dancing at Pattern Bar.  As for the tasting menu at Noe, it was simple, straightforward and solid. Starter: Sashimi Entrees: Bouillabaisse and Ribeye Dessert: Lemon Olive Oil Cake The bouillabaisse was comforting, with a good amount…

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