Tag Archives: The Food Pervert

Doma Bella!

Dustin J. Trani knows what’s up.  The Executive Chef of Doma, in Beverly Hills, is throwing down incredible dishes…probably some of the best things you haven’t tasted…yet.  The menu is classic with an innovative twist.  As food lovers and frequent diners, we love to be surprised right?  When a chef can make us “oooh” and […]

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Hot Chef September: Ari Taymor

Smoked. Lavender.  Duck.  Three sexy words in my culinary dictionary and what chef-on-the-rise, Ari Taymor, was preparing during his recent cooking demo at the Los Angeles Times Taste event that closed summer with a delicious bang.  Despite having a close mutual friend, I had never met Chef Taymor, but had heard only amazing things about his […]

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Brunching on Rodeo

Waffles, omelettes, prime rib, bottomless mimosas…some of my very best friends and also hot brunch items available at the only rooftop brunch in Beverly Hills!  I had a wonderful time sitting in the sun, listening to live jazz and eating this past weekend at the Luxe Hotel on Rodeo Drive.  If you’re going to treat […]

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Let’s Talk Turkey…Tacos

Cooking is my favorite form of therapy.  Everything from going to the market (sounds nicer than store, right?) and wandering the aisles looking for inspiration, to slicing the vegetables and rubbing the meat with spices or mixing ingredients together in a bowl…c’mon I’m the food pervert, of course I love getting my hands on meat!  […]

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Rebel Rebel

Rebel rebel, you’ve torn your dress.  Rebel rebel, your face is a mess.  Rebel rebel, how could they know?  Hot tramp I love you so!  This is what comes to mind when I hear the word “rebel,” if you don’t know what I’m talking about, you need to download this classic by David Bowie ASAP!  […]

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Cooking with Gwyneth and Gigi!

My friend Gigi, host of Gigi Eats Celebrites, and I teamed up for another video! This time we are cooking a recipe from Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook, “It’s All Good”…watch us make her killer turkey burgers!

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Tweet This: Hinoki & the Bird

When two signs from the universe heavily hinted that I needed to get my ass into Hinoki & the Bird, I finally did.  My aunt, living on the east coast, e-mailed me an article about it, “Don’t know if you’ve been yet, but it sounds amazing!” and later that same day I ran into a […]

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Pairing and Teasing: A Food Fare Preview!

There is no finer pairing than good food and good drinks.  Unless, it’s good food and a good cause. I was impressed by all pairings recently, when Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles and Culver City’s notable eatery, The Corner Door, got together for a tasting menu pairing incredible dishes and delicious cocktails.  The menu was specially […]

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On Rodeo

It’s that special time of year when Palm Trees desperately want to be Douglas Firs, playing dress up in their necklaces of lights.  The Palms that line Rodeo Drive are probably the most convincing.  Beverly Hills is sparkling in December. The window displays are grinning with holiday lust, the hotel lobbies are perfectly decorated sets […]

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Here Comes the Pastrami Dog

I will probably marry the man who can combine two of my favorite food items into one amazing creation.  Adam Gertler, watch out.  This past weekend I had the pleasure of visiting Gertler’s Kitchen, a Pop-Up restaurant, which took over the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica. I experienced one of the most incredible mouth-gasms I’ve […]

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