Pescadero, a goat farm & Highway 1

I was born and raised in California, and while I did spend a year abroad and have toyed with the idea of living in another city/state, I often just come back to: Why? Why would I leave this amazing area? Yes yes, I know that’s being narrow minded, and is draining my wallet, but really … Continue reading

Chicago Art

As I’m sure you are aware, Chicago is well known for art and architecture. We did the river boat tour and checked out the Art Institue of Chicago, which was amazing. I absolutely love Roy Lichtenstein and was lucky that there was an exhibit of his work over Memorial Day with some familiar and new … Continue reading


There’s a first time for everything, and this past weekend, I took my first trip to Chicago. I was so impressed. Everyone told me they loved Chicago, but no one told me it was charming and almost like a mini New York. There was so much to do, see and eat that more food and … Continue reading

Santa Barbara

A quick little glimpse at what’s keeping me busy and away from food blogging this month. First up, a girls getaway to Santa Barbara filled with cocktails, stunning views, succulents, boats and great friends. What could be better?

Farro Risotto & A Cookbook Review

A while back I went to a food blogger meet up coordinated by America’s Test Kitchen – you know them for their informative TV show and magazine, Cook’s Illustrated. It was great fun to meet up with other SF food bloggers as well as some food industry peeps. And it was also really fun that … Continue reading