La Grande Orange

I just had the worlds most amazing breakfast sandwich! #LaGrandeOrangeGrocery, Phoenix        Ladies and gentlemen of Earth I present to you “The Commuter” with 2 eggs over easy, avocados and crispy bacon!!! The warm egg yoke soaks into the toasted English Muffin as you bite into it’s kick ass yumminess! #FuckYeah

72 Hour Ramen

Ramen…So much has been written,  blogged, posted, tweeted and texted about Ramen. I really got lost in all of the million comments posted by the ramen tweakers online just trying to find a good noodle joint when I was in San Francisco recently. I settled on Katana Ya on Geary as it was 2 blocks from […] Continue reading

Sweet Potato Pie

I have never made a pie in my life. So the day after Thanksgiving as usual I had a lot of left over sweet potatoes. In a moment of inspiration I thought… I going to make my very first pie! I’m going to make a sweet potato pie. I looked at a million recipes online […] Continue reading


A little while ago I was in Seattle for a gig. FYI, I luvvvvvv Seattle! I was doing morning press at my fave radio station… The Jet 95.7!!!!!! #SHOUTOUT. So, I’m talking about the time I came to Seattle for a football game on a Halloween one year and I went to Pikes Market and […] Continue reading

Mo Mi Shoyu!

So where was I? Last we spoke I was cleaning out my garage and I found the frozen remnants of my Soy Sauce experiment from back in 2006! I brought the crock in the house and poked my finger in the middle of it, and thick, Inky, black loveliness. So I decided not to dump […] Continue reading

Mi Shoyu

I just checked my batch of homemade Shoyu I’ve been curing in my garage…it’s been out there since 06′. That’s right…I said 2006! I didn’t mean to leave it out there that long but life got n the way. I did a TV show, got married, went on tour, had a baby, got a divorce, […] Continue reading


Nothing beats a homemade cassoulet on a cold winters night! Mmmmmmm, yes. Tons has been written about cassoulets, so let’s get to the particulars. A classic French cassoulet is a rich, slow cooked dish of dried white French haricot beans, goose, salt pork, Toulouse sausages, and topped with bread crumbs. The name cassoulet refers to […] Continue reading

Thai food fool!

I had a great time at the Thai Food festival yesterday. Thank you Caryl Chinn for the invite. And thank you to all of the fantastic restaurants and chefs who contributed. That food was smoking baby!