Happy St. Patricks Day, friends! It’s the day of green, and in the spirit of eating festively, I’ve compiled a few recipes to bite into this holiday. It’s no secret that green foods are great for you. The following treats are inspired by today’s favorite color — so sip away and bite into these festive recipes as you celebrate the luck of the Irish!
For those of us who love food, learning what goes into a chef’s vision and menu is incredibly inspiring. When I was invited to meet Akasha Richmond, who’s self-named restaurant lies in the heart of Culver City, I was ecstatic to pick her brain about the colorful and vibrant menu she’s created.
The first time I dined at (and with) Akasha, it was a sensory experience. The color, the flavor, and the intention with her dishes amazed me. I walked out satisfactorily full, and very curious about her Indian-inspired roots of cooking. Guests at Akasha know her personally, and that creates an incredibly communal dining experience.
So, when we arrived one Thursday morning to hang out with her, it did not surprise me in the slightest that Akasha welcomed us into her restaurant warmly, as though she were inviting us into her home. Meeting with her feels just like that. She’s open about her style in the kitchen and loves bringing people into her story. I had to hear more.
As a lover of food and flavor, I adore exploring well curated and unique restaurants all over the country. I recently had the opportunity to experience Fig & Olive of Los Angeles, a local Italian eatery flooded with artisanal olive oils and Italian-everything in abundance.
As part of each meal you’re given various olive oils and the opportunity to taste each one. Through my dining experience, I learned that tasting olive oil can truly be an art.
Fig & Olive’s founder, Laurent Halasz, has put together a guide for tasting olive oil that she shares with us, here:
During these colder months I love cozying up to a crackling fire with friends and huge bowls of soup warming our hands. There is something so comforting about indulging in a rich and flavorful soup.
In January, when the year is at its beginning and our
A city of culture and character, London was recently named the best city in the world. For me, it's a magical place. Made up of various boroughs and with one of the most accessible transportation systems, London is a place of endless exploration and discovery.
Its August! Which means we are in the heart of summer flavor. The changing months mean that, in the kitchen, we can experiment with a variety of flavors and tastes all while promoting a holistic, healthy lifestyle and taking care of our earth’s resources.
We all have aspirations of being healthy. Eating the right food and getting the proper nutrients are vital to maintaining physical health and emotional wellness. Most of us have busy lives, therefore good nutrition can easily fall to the bottom of our priority list. Smoothies
If there is one thing the holiday season is known for, it's food. This time of year floods us with an abundance of dinner parties, baked goods, and foodie-heaven events. In the overflow of the seasonal activities, having people over for brunch is a more