An expatriate of New Orleans – and professional chef – who has lived in Los Angeles since her childhood, blogs about the journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles back to New Orleans, and points along the way.

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Ash Wednesday at Shaya

Posted by on Feb 13, 2016, 12:54 pm in Chef Interviews, Restaurants | 2 comments

An almost vegetarian lunch at Alon Shaya’s newest restaurant, Shaya, serving vibrant Israeli cuisine.

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Meet Alon Shaya

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015, 10:03 am in Chef Interviews, History, Restaurants | 1 comment

Meet Alon Shaya, who happens to be having a great year. Now, I’m looking back 10 years, when he and John Besh re-entered New Orleans right after the storm.

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Domenica – to Soothe a Frazzled Traveler

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014, 9:01 am in Restaurants, Travel | 1 comment

Domenica’s rustic Italian, wood fire oven cooked food was just what this frazzled traveler needed.

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