A Sushi Gem at Redondo Beach Pier

I love Redondo Beach. It’s this happy medium that exists in the south bay. It’s not chock full of fraternity boys like Hermosa tends to be (hence the nickname, bromosa). There’s a bit more grit and culture than Manhattan. It’s a really nice beach suburb that hasn’t been gentrified completely yet, and in my opinion,…

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St. Patrick’s Day Matcha Mochi

This recipe is from one of my good friends / advertising buddies. It’s also not specifically a St. Patrick’s Day treat, in fact I think it could make a good gift for any occasion. However, in the spirit of the holiday, I thought these would be perfect for all the green-themed parties that will no…

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Salmon Two Ways

It’s been a rather unusually cold winter in LA. Until it warms up (fingers crossed that it’s as soon as next month), I’ve been finding myself making comforting holiday-like food even though it’s February. My family likes to have seafood over the holidays, and that includes salmon. Here are my current two go-to ways I…

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Valentine’s Day Lasagna

In our house, we love traditions that we’ve made our own – like going apple picking for our anniversary every year. Or getting a small Ollie-friendly sized Christmas tree during the holidays. Another one we’ve done for 5 years strong now is Valentine’s Day lasagna. We don’t go out to eat for Valentine’s Day (not…

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Garlic Bread Meatball Sliders for Super Bowl

I watch the Super Bowl every year. Not because I’m a football fan, but being in advertising, it’s a rite of passage to watch all Super Bowl ads when you first enter the industry. Now, I”m just excited to see what themes pop up among the brands who decided to participate this year. Then of…

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