Colorful Dia de los Muertos altar (ofrenda) in Baja California

Dia de Los Muertos Celebrations In California

The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration is fast approaching with many celebrations taking place across California. Also known as Day of the Dead, this colorful two-day event is meant to honor family members who have passed away. Among the main highlights of this event are colorful altars (ofrendas) and Catrina face painting resembling a … Continue reading Dia de Los Muertos Celebrations In California

Chocolate mousse served on an unusual white dish at Temporis

Dining At Chicago Michelin Star Restaurant Temporis

One of the biggest highlights of my recent trip to Chicago was dining at Michelin star restaurant Temporis, After all, Temporis is just one of only 23 restaurants in Chicago to hold this coveted distinction. What’s more, I knew going in that Chef Troy Jorge would create some of the most beautiful dishes I’ve ever … Continue reading Dining At Chicago Michelin Star Restaurant Temporis

the very delicious tapioca and sweet potato porridge at the Greens Restaurant Summer Series event

Greens Restaurant Summer Dinner Series Highlights

Only one event remains for Greens Restaurant’s popular Summer Dinner Series in San Francisco. Featuring three accomplished Bay Area women chefs, the Dinner Series is meant “to foster unity and culinary exploration”. In this case, this year’s guest chefs present inventive and flavorful cuisines from Native America, West Indian and Ethiopian cultures. In addition, Greens … Continue reading Greens Restaurant Summer Dinner Series Highlights