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March 20, 2019

Hawaii, the awe inspiring 50th state in the US, is much more than a tropical beach paradise sporting rainforests, volcanoes, waterfalls, and lava rock desserts. Located in the Pacific Ocean, just west of Los Angeles, Hawaii consists of six main islands and is home to a...

March 7, 2019

When it comes to food, Los Angeles has no shortage of places to eat. It’s truly a melting pot of cultures and cuisines packed with edible delicacies gifted to us from a city comprising generations of immigrants. On my most recent trip to LA, we were inspired to seek ou...

August 18, 2017

Earlier this year my friends Greg and Joy invited me to Nantucket Culinary Center.

We made three recipes:

1) Clam Chowder: a traditional New England and an Asian-influenced Congee chowder

2) Stuffed Clams: Asian and traditional New England styles

3) Clam Pasta: with fresh...

August 3, 2017

Crafted cocktails and a crispy crab Benedict! Washington DC boasts various dinner restaurants that offer a wide variety of dining experiences. However, only a short drive away is The Daily Dish in Silver Spring, Maryland offering a Farm to Fork experience.

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July 14, 2017

There is no more decadent hot day than a cool, silky scoop of homemade ice cream. July is National Ice Cream month, and I’m so excited to show you how making your own homemade ice cream is easier than you might think! It is, I can say, the best ice cream I have ever ta...

July 10, 2017

Even at the age of seventy-six, Chef Shiro continues to work at his restaurant, Sushi Kashiba, in Seattle. Nestled adjacent to the bay in the Pike Street Market, Chef Shiro has pursued his passion for decades. He trained under the renowned Chef Jiro Ono in Japan. He mo...

July 4, 2017

What do you get when you put an English chef and a local plumber together at Happy Days Cottage? A rib cook-off in time for the Fourth of July! My friend, Asa, will be smoking his ribs, and I'll be pressure cooking mine. Happy Days!

June 26, 2017

One of my favorite ways to spend an evening in Martha's Vineyard is fishing on the shore with my friend Al. We bring out our boats, venture out to a narrow strip of land that separates the bracket from the ocean, and we spend some relaxing time together. As the suns se...

June 20, 2017

What do you get when you pair two unique cuisines: Hawaiian and Korean? You get a tasty twist. Right on the docks, where commuters connect from train to ferry, one can eat at Marination Ma Kai. Founded by Kamala and Roz, this establishment has four locations throughout...

June 14, 2017

In the Sonoran Desert sits a restaurant with some of the best fried chicken I've had, which was an unexpected treat. Chef Cullen Campbell grew up in Tennessee, and after focusing on Italian food at Crudo, he has returned to his Southern roots with Okra Cookhouse & Cock...

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