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Mickey Macarons from the Jolly Holiday Bakery

Mickey Macarons from the Jolly Holiday Bakery

LA LA LA – MACARONS! There’s a running joke among my friends – the spelling of the coconut “macaroon” vs. the French almond flour-based “macaron” – one is not like the other and you will conjure up the ire of people who will be quick […]

The Week of Food Delivery Apps & Foodventure

The Week of Food Delivery Apps & Foodventure

I’m writing this as I listen to one of the biggest rainstorms that has hit Orange County in quite a while. Yet so much has happened in the world of food since my last blog post this past week – especially my first foodventure of 2017! […]

Getting Back to the Basics

Getting Back to the Basics

Another Sunday has arrived and I realized that so many cities are hosting their restaurant weeks this week (Newport Beach, dineLA, Garden Grove!) There’s no shortage of great deals for amazing food around Orange County and beyond – especially if you have no desire to […]

My 2017 Food Resolutions!

My 2017 Food Resolutions!

It’s one week into 2017 and it is amazing how much time has already flown by.  While I don’t always make New Year resolutions, I thought I would take a moment to think back at 2016 – what a wild year! Food adventures were much more […]

Cookbook Review: Tommy Bahama’s ‘Flavors of the Southern Coast”

Cookbook Review: Tommy Bahama’s ‘Flavors of the Southern Coast”

I had my first encounter with the Tommy Bahama restaurant a few years ago, at a Yelp Gold Elite event hosted at their restaurant in Newport Beach, Calif. (You can read about that experience here!)  It was a delicious meal and I really enjoyed the […]