Cassia -Santa Monica Review

Cassia -Santa Monica Review

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] CASSIA. Finally, it’s here.  It opened in Santa Monica, CA last Saturday, June 13 2015 in an art deco building, formally occupied by Verizon.  Since...
Domenico Foods- Pasta-Pasta-Pasta

Domenico Foods- Pasta-Pasta-Pasta

I love fresh pasta! For my real job, I had to a meeting with Dominic from Domenico foods.  I was so excited when he gave me a  bag of goodies to take home and try.  A decade ago, I bought some of his sun-dried tomatoes at the Beverly Hills cheese store and fell in...
Small bites at Surfas

Small bites at Surfas

For breakfast, I had the left over lobster congee with salmon eggs. Growing up, I had congee all the time for breakfast, now I don’t go out of my way to make it or get it unless I’m sick or hung over.  I guess it’s the same difference.  It’s so good, but...
WaterGrill Santa Monica- A Seafood Bonanza

WaterGrill Santa Monica- A Seafood Bonanza

Who does this?  I’m fortunate enough that I get spoiled by an old friend.  The oysters are a must with Selosse, the jumbo crab claws are a must with the Elizabeth.  The oysters aren’t kumamotos, apparently they are very hard to find these days but the...
Farmer Market Finds & Fish

Farmer Market Finds & Fish

I love wednesdays. I’m really fortunate to have an amazing farmer’s market in my city.  The Santa Monica Farmers Market is where you see all the chef’s in LA, looking for seasonal inspirations.  I was so happy to see from Carlsbad farms  English peas...