Last month I received a nice surprise via email: an invitation from Kye Michael, who handles marketing and social media for LV Mar in Redwood City, inviting me to dinner at the restaurant. Not just any dinner, mind you -- but Viajando by LV Mar, Destination: Mexico, a celebration of Mexican food and culture that … Continue reading Eat Local: Do You Viajando?
Sometimes the universe sends just what you need before you realize you need it. Earlier this week, as my friend Amy was getting ready to head to the East Coast to visit her daughter, she offered me... groceries. Groceries. I wanted to say yes, but um, have you seen my fridge? It's still packed full … Continue reading Look Ma, No Hands: Cooking Without a Recipe
This past weekend I attended the International Food Bloggers Conference (IFBC 2014) in Seattle. After spending most of this month focusing on fixing the broken at home (I now have a working shower, doors that open and close, and new brakes on my car -- woohoo!), and not finding enough time to write or work … Continue reading Field Trip: Hello, My Name Is…
Oof -- last week was full of, well, for lack of a better way to summarize: fixin' stuff. The warranties on the car, household items, and yes, yours truly, are wearing thin. Mechanics, plumbers, and physical therapists are my new BFFs. That's why, when the weekend finally arrived, I was looking forward to doing whatever … Continue reading Grow Local: Pick a Pepper