around l.a. / salt air venice.


The perfect addition to Venice’s popular Abbott Kinney strip, Salt Air offers a bright, refreshing environment for a respite in the middle of your beach day or a lovely date night (be sure to make a reservation, as tables fill up fast in the evening!). Executive Chef Greg A. Daniels hails from NYC and sources some of the best seasonal seafood around. Non-distilled spirits... 
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chefs on film.


i know this is a little off-topic for me, but seeing The Selby’s latest post on CHEF, COOKING & FOOD EXPERT KURUMI ARIMOTO, AND KAZUAKI KOMIYA an INTERIOR DESIGNER AT HOME IN HAYAMA, JAPAN reminded me how much i love peeking into the personal worlds of chefs — their kitchens, their tools, their ideas about cooking and fresh ingredients — all of it. have... 
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how you eat is how you live: food52.


have you heard about food52, yet? food52 founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have set out to bring cooks together from all over to exchange recipes and ideas and to support each other in the kitchen. they wanted to create a buzzing place for people who do what they do all day long: talk about food! Together food52 creates cookbooks, takes on food projects, helps others... 
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around l.a. / l.a. juice.


Hollywood interior designer Keri Whitman introduces a moody yet refreshing atmosphere in this often bright white city. With charcoal walls and deep woods,  L.A. juice shop sits nestled among the high-end stores on Melrose Avenue and offers a break from your shopping (be it legit or window), and some of the tastiest juices I’ve sipped in L.A. Enjoy any one of their fresh... 
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sunday in the city.


since i’m in a brand new city, i thought it might be fun to bring back some sunday in the city posts. this weekend i had a good friend visiting, and i’ve been wanting to check out the old fairfax district’s farmer’s market, just adjacent to the grove. when i visited with my family as a kid, there was just the farmer’s market established in 1934... 
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