Category: Life Outside the Kitchen

Zagat Tastemakers Happy Hour at Trick Dog

Zagat Tastemakers Happy Hour at Trick Dog

This past Thursday, I had the good fortune of attending a swanky happy hour with my great friend and new favorite hand model, Sam. The event was part of Zagat’s 30 Under 30 festivities, which honors up-and-comers in the world of cuisine. Oh, did I mention it was…

Castello Moments: Beer & Cheese Pairing at BandPage

Castello Moments: Beer & Cheese Pairing at BandPage

SPONSORED POST What do you do when 11 pounds of cheese shows up at your door? …My first instinct? Crack ’em open and stuff my face until I explode or pass out, whichever comes first. Of course, once the extreme cheese excitement wore off and I was able…

Photo Roundup: A Quick Trip Down the California Coast

Photo Roundup: A Quick Trip Down the California Coast

Roughly halfway between San Francisco and San Diego is a little town called Solvang, CA. When my running-addicted San Diego-based friend told me she’d be running a marathon 50k just outside of said town, and staying for a few days, I knew a trip was in order. I took…

Photo Roundup: San Francisco Street Food Festival

Photo Roundup: San Francisco Street Food Festival

This past Saturday was the San Francisco Street Food Festival, or SFSFF (which makes me giggle). As you may have guessed, it corrals dozens of food vendors into a few blocks of the Mission District for an afternoon of endless gorging. Hubs and I met up with some…

Shindig Snapshot: Breaking Bad Premiere!

Shindig Snapshot: Breaking Bad Premiere!

If you can come up with an excuse for a party, I’m down to host. And if there’s any kind of theme involved, you better believe I’m going to exploit it to the fullest. It’s a condition I have – theme parties just make me giddy! Since this is…