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Disneyland HalloweenTime Pumpkin Twists and Other Salivating Treats

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post. Disneyland provided me with passes for my family to Mickey’s Halloween Party and meal vouchers to help aid me with my post. Yes, that’s me with Chef Christina from Disneyland…. She taught me … Continue reading

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The Taste! Southern California’s Crown Jewel Of Food Fests Brought To You By The Los Angeles Times

I’ve lived my whole life here in Los Angeles, and it is a total privilege to be a native of this beautiful City of Angels.  I have learned to take my first steps here and take great pride in being … Continue reading

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LA’s Quintessential Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog Is Perfect For 4th Of July

The countdown to the great Fourth of July is on! Exactly a week from now the sky will be showered in spectacular bits of light, a celebration for this amazing country’s  independence. I am taking a different approach to the … Continue reading

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Tasting Menu at Dodger Stadium

Did I ever mention that I’m obsessed with the Los Angeles Dodgers?  Well I am.  So much so that we recently changed our cable company of many years because it no longer showed Dodger games.  A few days ago I … Continue reading

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Webisode 5: Christmas Special: How to make Tamales

Merry Christmas Everyone!  We decided to put this webisode together to help anyone out who is anxious to start making tamales this holiday season or just wondered how it’s done.  Without further ado…. Here’s our Christmas Special (Everyone loves a … Continue reading

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Zapien’s Salsa Grill

I crave Mexican food on the daily.  I usually prepare it at home to ensure I get something authentic.  I know you’re probably thinking  “you live in Los Angeles where Mexican food practically grows on trees”, with a Mexican restaurant … Continue reading

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Coachella: A Festival for The Senses

Nothing could prepare me for the 103 degree heat that slathered my skin as I got out of the air conditioned car to head into the Coachella Festival 2012.  But once my eyes feasted on my surroundings, the colorful people, … Continue reading

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Patina Alumni Dinner- November 2, 2011

For some reason Wednesday night the stars aligned in my favor and I was able to get a seat at the sought after Patina Alumni Dinner.  The one night event was the 22nd anniversary of the celebrated Patina Restaurant highlighting … Continue reading

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The happy snacks of Disneyland.

Did I ever mention that I LOVE Disneyland?  It’s true.  When I was younger I would go several times a year, but now I get out there on special occasions which usually fall under the guidelines of my birthday, my … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: La Casita Mexicana

It’s almost impossible to find delicious chilaquiles in this town, unless you are making them at home.  I am a chilaquiles lover and I’m always ready with fork in hand to eat a good batch.  Sometimes I don’t feel like … Continue reading

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