Mammoth Food and Wine 2014

Hey all!!  Just so as you know, this year the Mammoth Food and Wine Fest is bigger and better than ever!  Hopefully I will get to see many of you up there this year.  If you've never been, Mammoth Lakes, CA is amazingly beautiful in the summer.  (some say even nicer than the winter, but that is up for discussion).  If you have never been, this is a perfect opportunity for a visit.  There are many dining and housing options, and even the local brewery, Mammoth Brewing Company.  AND the road

5X5 Collaboration, INK, 9/16/2012

WAIT!?!?!?   A five chef collaborative, progressive dinner you say??  Here in LA?  And it happens more than once?  Well there has been a few incarnations of the famous 5X5 dinner for charity.  Last Sunday's was the last of the year, and at Michael Voltaggio's ink  The group who got together for the 2012 edition were, Voltaggio along with Josiah Citrin of Melisse, Rory Herrmann of Bouchon , Michael Cimarusti of Providence

The Taste LA. – Labor Day Picnic

Yes dear friends and confidants, I attended the Labor Day Picnic of The Los Angeles Times "The Taste".  And, I had the honor to be on the Backyard Burger Champs panel with Noelle Carter from the LA Times test kitchen. Thank you to whoever came over to hear our discussion!  Hope you learned a tip or two from the burger masters. Here is the link to go check out my BLT&E burger. My homage to a real deal