These pics are from a summer weekend getaway to Big Bear Lake this past July. We hiked, kayaked and paddleboarded our way in and around the lake, then spent evenings cooking and drinking wine in our cozy cabin. It was … Continue reading
Deviled eggs Wood-grilled bone marrow with celery salad Poutine of fried oysters Mojama (salt-cured tuna) with truffled fingerling potatoes & fried duck egg Haricot verts with grilled peaches, garam masala & burrata Grilled corn with honeycomb butter Fried chicken with … Continue reading
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Cold tofu appetizer Sake on ice Shaved ice cream, aka “snow cream” (left: black sesame; right: green tea) An al fresco dinner at Tsujita LA with Pands and Shane, followed by a cool “snow cream” treat from Blockheads Shavery. It was … Continue reading
Soy milk + magnesium chloride (a mineral coagulant) = tableside silken tofu Tonkotsu Black ramen Robata Jinya = the best ramen in and around Mid-City. The chashu pork… just… melts.
Lobster crab cake benedict from Larchmont Bungalow School’s… out… for… ever!!! My second lazy Sunday funday in a row since graduation. I rolled out of bed around midday and eventually ventured out to grab a late brunch with C at … Continue reading
Major QT with Mom this week, ladies of leisure style. Afternoon tea at the Peninsula Hotel, then seedling shopping at Sunset Nursery, followed by hours spent unwinding at Wi Spa, a mineral sauna and jjimjilbang (Korean spa) in Ktown. So … Continue reading
Diver scallops with piccolo basil & Meyer lemon Graduation dinner with the fam at Craft. The entire tasting menu was delightful from start to finish, but I’d say the first course was my favorite of the night, the diver scallops. … Continue reading
Strawberry-balsamic & pistachio-fig ice cream cone I woke up Saturday morning with the sweetest feeling of personal accomplishment. Just the day before, I donned my cap and gown and walked across the graduation stage on UCLA’s Wilson Plaza. Three years … Continue reading
Bday dinner for Pands at Canelé in Atwater Village. I had the beef bourguignon.