Tags archives: food

skillet cookbook:  the last juicy teaser

When I think about tomorrow's holiday, I think about burgers. Okay, fireworks THEN burgers, but still. And to me, 'burger' means one thing now: SKILLET. I am so excited that in one week Joshua Henderson's beautiful book will be out in the real world. It's been a long time coming, but I feel like summer can officially start, ideally with a kale caesar, half a nute[...]

New Guard IV; one of the best nights I've ever had

That's a mouthful of a post title, I know. But last night was like my own little miracle. Full to the brim with lessons in the value of community, family, determination, hard work, laughter, and star anise cake. Our New Guard dinners are still an unexpected gift to me. From a humble lunch date with Whitney, I never knew how far this project would go. It has w[...]

Launch Party at Licorous

Launch Party at Licorous

Argentina444 continues to establish itself as the purveyor of the best of all things. Empanadas flown up from Los Angeles, tango dancers flown up from Buenos Aires, and the all-star roster of chefs from LA, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, and right here in Seattle. Everyone shared their enthusiasm for the upcoming trips + we discussed cuisine until late in the evening.[...]

The New Guard

The New Guard

When summer was still in full swing, my dear Whitney took me to lunch. As we sipped lavender lemonade + snacked on seared scallops, she presented an idea to me. A far away fall evening to be the first of a series, with a dinner party featuring Seattle's up and coming culinary talent. She wondered if Damien and I would join in curating the music, along with Joey Vel[...]

Argentina 444

Argentina 444

My heart skips a beat when I think about Argentina 444. This project is the stuff dreams are made of - a food themed expedition to Argentina for 10 days, guided + curated by one of four top chefs from four cities. How many different kinds of magic can you fit into one adventure?? Seattle will be loaning out the talent of John Sundstrom for this project - owner, v[...]