new & noteworthy.

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1. buchholz berlin knife catch. since we’re talking cooking today (see today’s earlier post about hedley & bennett) i thought i’d go a step further and round up a few more good looking items for around the kitchen. this week’s new & noteworthy is right up my alley — since i love to cook and i love cooking gadgets and gear. Bon Appétit! 2.... 
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Hedley & Bennett / Studio Tour.

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When I arrived at the Hedley & Bennett apron headquarters my first interaction was with a delightfully jolly pig named Oliver. Apparently finishing his morning stroll, I followed him right into the door where things just kept getting better: a giant yellow slide coming down from a tree house in the middle of the room, a warehouse-length zip line just begging to be used,... 
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we’d like the banquette, please.

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my domaine. banquette, booth, nook — whatever you call them, they’re comfy, right? when you go to a restaurant you always want to sit in them and in fact, there’s always a bit of a silent arm wrestle going on — “do you want to sit on the nice plush bit against the wall? or this rather stiff-looking lonely chair?” everyone secretly wants... 
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zen and the art of cooking.

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remodelista. i’m working on some ideas to update my kitchen and i keep coming back to these very peaceful, zen-like spaces. there’s just something so soothing about the thought of cooking in a space like these — bringing in fresh herbs and produce from my garden (food is growing out there!), putting on some chill music and cooking great meals. i like the... 
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Around L.A. / The Surface Library Prop Collection.

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In an unassuming warehouse in Hollywood’s theater district sits The Surface Library, a carefully curated selection of props available to rent for food, product and lifestyle shoots. It’s everything I aspire for my own prop collection : a wide variety of all shapes, sizes, colors and meticulously organized. You can get a preview of their prop collection online... 
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