First Fridays; Food, Fun and FiShbone

For those of you who don’t know about Abbot Kinney First Fridays in Venice Beach, California, you will by the time you finish reading this. WARNING: The following experience will have you pumped and out in full effect come June and every month thereafter. Your friends will thank you, and you will be the most popular person in your crew(hopefully, but not guaranteed.)

“TAKING IT TO THE STREETS” FOR LA|@MELTDOWN COMICS, SAT. 4/3/10l

“TAKING IT TO THE STREETS” – A Night of Street Art, Street Food, and Unity for the Community

An Oustanding gathering uniting Foodies

I felt at home in the space since I work in the industry and produce warehouses and makeshift event kitchens are commonplace in the catering world. I had to hold myself back from offering help and realized that this was my night off to celebrate food, blogging and network with passionate foodies from around the globe.

Moving & Shaking: From The Ferry Marketplace to the Metreon

We met up again with the Foodbuzz team and bloggers at the Ferry Marketplace in the Embarcadero. From the moment we entered the building it felt as if we had both fallen down the rabbit hole into a Foodie Wonderland.

We Pop Champagne…cuz we Thirst-ay

The event was well orchestrated and was geared to the modern epicurian and wine connoisseur.

VivaLAFoodies.com Top 10 dineLA Restaurant Week; Sushi around Town Spots

1. KATSUYA L.A. LIVE-DOWNTOWN
2. TAKAMI SUSHI & ROBATA RESTAURANT-DOWNTOWN
3. ITACHO JAPANESE IZAKAYA AND SUSHI-BEVERLY HILLS
4. KATANA-HOLLYWOOD
5. GONPACHI_BEVERLY HILLS
6. SUSHI ROKU HOLLYWOOD
7. TENGU – WESTWOOD VILLAGE
8. BOND STREET BEVERLY HILLS
9. SUGARFISH BY SUSHI NOZAWA – MARINA DEL REY
10. SASHI SUSHI & SAKE LOUNGE-MANHATTAN BEACH

Fresh Brothers: Fresh Ingredients; Fresh Approach: Fresh Pizza

Fresh Brothers is not your average pizza joint. While most pizza shops offer basic ingredients, average service, and an average pizza, Fresh Brothers is the polar opposite. Like their name says; “Fresh” in all senses of the word is what defines Fresh Brothers.

Authentic Carne Asada Street Tacos for Grill It with Bobby Flay

Take a look at my video demonstration so you can learn how to make authentic carne asada street tacos con sabor

Uncovering the culinary magic behind the Golden Globes

I was fortunate to have had the privilege of working with the catering department at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the 2009 Golden Globe Awards. Extensive planning and meticulous thought went into the preparation of not only the dishes for the main event that took place in the ballroom, but to the numerous pre and post parties that took place throughout the hotel.