Monthly Archives: August 2011

lunch with amy | tacos por favor, santa monica

Chorizo taco  Chicken taquito Congrats on the new gig, Amy!  Glad we got to squeeze in one last weekday lunch at Tacos Por Favor before you head off on your new endeavor (and commute)! Advertisements

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fooding around in LA | LQ@SK, downtown LA

Cocks comb tempura, chipotle lamb sweetbread, clementine, vanilla Hamachi, black sesame panna cotta, soy gel, avocado smear, pickled cucumbers, black sesame powder Ham hock bouillon, cabbage, poached smoked salmon in lard, lentil creme fraiche Pea guacamole, pea gazpacho, pea bacon … Continue reading

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c.l.t. | ink sack, west hollywood

Chicken liver mousse + curried chicken skin + lettuce + tomato Ooh, I likey!

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summertime

Friday evening bike ride  Saturday sunset kayak Sunday in San Diego Pitch perfect weather.  Fun with friends.  Progress on research.  A lovely little weekend!

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baking mania

I went on quite the baking spree last night, churning out batch upon batch of baked goodies.  Why?  Oh, just because.  It all started with a mission to make ginger cookies (pictured above; recipe here)… then chocolate chip cookies (why … Continue reading

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somewhere in silverlake

 De rigueur pour la saison: parapluie de balcon

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mushroom spinach lasagna

Buttermilk bechamel with sottocenere al tartufo (truffled cheese) Chanterelles, black trumpets, shitakes in sherry with a sprinkling of parsley Spinach ricotta Blurred lines: Panko vs. Parmesan I was in the mood for some pasta, so I whipped up a mushroom-spinach … Continue reading

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gyro to go | king’s kabob, culver city

 Lunch on-the-go: lamb & beef gyro + kola

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hiyashi chuka | santouka ramen, los angeles

Hiyashi chuka (cold noodles) from Santouka Ramen. I want to eat this everyday. Obsessed.

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baja fish tacos | ricky’s, hollywood

 Today’s lunch: Ensenada-style fish tacos + watermelon agua fresca.  So good!!

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