Santa Barbara Wine Tasting at Foley Food & Wine Society at Bacara

November 22, 2013

A few weeks ago I jumped in the car with my wonderful other half and our best friends Gaby and Thomas and headed to Santa Barbara for a very quick weekend getaway. Or maybe it was a day-and-a-half getaway, which at any rate is easy to do when you live in Los Angeles. We were [...]

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Kale Salad with Ricotta Salata, Pine Nuts and Anchovies

November 12, 2013

  Historically, there are a few things you will never see me turn down: 1) A glass of champagne. 2) A ripe juicy heirloom tomato during summer. 3) Anchovies or Sardines, In Any Format, Any Time Of The Year, No Matter Where About number three, yep, it’s true. My lifelong love affair with those salty, [...]

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Behind The Scenes Of A Shoot (a/k/a It Takes A Village)

November 1, 2013

If there’s one topic on this blog that generates the most interest and comments (all of which I am thankful for!) it’s behind the scenes of photo shoots and my day job. Quite often I can’t really instafacetweetpin a darn thing from photoshoots for my clients because, well, it’s their shoot and we all do [...]

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Four Seasons Maui and an experience of a lifetime

October 30, 2013

If you know me, you know I’m not really spontaneous. Not that I don’t want to be, it’s just, err, um, sometimes responsibilities take over. Or I let them, rather. So sitting around one night and flipping through a few friends’ instagram feeds, I turned to Adam (who just happened to be scrolling insta as [...]

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Are you up for an adventure? It’s chocolate. Yes. Chocolate.

October 1, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. The time when I ask you to dust off that kitchen counter (not that it was dusty, right?), conjure up that sweet creativity, and put those thinking caps on. Why? Because it’s time once again for The Chocolate Adventure Contest! As I’ve done for the past [...]

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September Food & Wine Magazine

September 15, 2013

  Well whattdayaknow, there’s me in this month’s Food & Wine magazine and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be included in such great company! A huge thanks to Sara and Food & Wine for the inclusion, I now have something to send to my parents to show them I am actually home every now [...]

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Working At Jordan Vineyard & Winery

September 1, 2013

I love traditions. And I especially love traditions when they involve sunshine, expansive views, the wine country and my friends at Jordan Winery. Once again I traveled back up this past week to photograph the many exciting stories and events they’ve been working on that will be featured in their newsletter, Estate Tales. Because I’m [...]

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Primal Pastures’ Let’s Build A Farm Together!

August 15, 2013

Folks, I’m not sure I’ve ever asked for your help so earnestly (well, except for asking you to look the other way about my cheese and wine consumption, but that’s a whole ‘nuther story). Today, I’m asking if you’ll join me in helping out this Kickstarter. I know I know, it does seem like everyone [...]

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Joe Yonan’s Eat Your Vegetables out today! And a Giveaway!

August 6, 2013

Folks, I couldn’t be more excited about today’s release of Joe Yonan’s Eat Your Vegetables if I tried. You know Joe, right? Of course you do. But if you don’t, well, here’s his biography: Joe Yonan is the two-time James Beard Award-winning Food and Travel editor of The Washington Post and the author of the [...]

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Marriott’s Travel Brilliantly Campaign. What a day!

August 5, 2013

I’ve just returned from one extremely packed trip in San Francisco where I was working with the fine folks at Marriott Hotels as they kicked off their Travel Brilliantly Campaign. You can read more about it in my previous post as well as on their main site, where you can also submit your most innovative [...]

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