Summer Magic Autumn Kiss

Remember when we were kids and the main question going around on the first day of school was, “What did you do this summer?” The kid with the furthest family trip was the cool kid that day.  Although I’m not in school anymore, I still like to reflect on what I did for summer.  A…

Octoplace

Guess what? My friends over at Octoplace.com chose me as their featured foodie! How exciting! We spent a day together, and I took them to my favorite places in the Arts District Los Angeles.  I talked about my blog, the group I organize, the LA Food Bloggers, and my tips for snagging crossaint-donuts in my…

Hinoki & the Bird

There are restaurants that you love, and then there are those that you want to tell all your friends about over and over again.  Hinoki & the Bird is one of those restaurants you want to keep talking about over and over again.  The ambiance, the decor, the drinks, the food, and even the bathrooms!…

Glamping

A month ago my friends and I went camping in the beautiful Yosemite National Park.  It was my first official camping trip minus the cabin so I was a bit nervous we would be eating beans out of a can for 3 days.  I designed a weekend menu that had 3 qualifications: easy, fresh, and…

Seattle Photo Diary

I can’t describe what a beautiful city Seattle is.  This was my first time there so I was thinking it would be gloomy and gray.  Was I wrong!  Seattle is so full of vibrant colors from their market to the Chihuly exhibit, to the food.  I couldn’t stop taking in all the beauty and great…