Cook: Potato Gratin with Mushrooms and Gruyère

I’ve been sharing the recipes I used for my Halloween dinner. The big hit of the night was probably this dish: Potato Gratin with Mushrooms and Gruyère. Sounds decadent and yummy…and it was. This originally appeared in this year’s November issue Bon Appétit and is by Diane Rossen Worthington. Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 4… Continue reading Cook: Potato Gratin with Mushrooms and Gruyère

Cook: Farfalle with Sausage, Tomatoes, and Cream

I had a few friends over for Halloween and went in search of seasonal recipes for dinner without having to make anything ghoul or goblin themed, e.g. Devils on Horseback. I found this fabulous recipe on that great for my Fall meal. It originally appeared in the January 2006 issue of Bon Appétit and is by Cara Brunetti Hillyard. It was so good you’ll want to make it all year long.


I’ve eaten at The Hudson a couple times– brunch and dinner– and each time the food was great! I love the indoor/outdoor feel and the location just off the Boulevard contributes to a more relaxed feel than a lot of Weho spots. I really wanted to try the chicken and waffles but couldn’t figure out… Continue reading THE HUDSON

TASTE Prix Fix

I had gone to TASTE ON MELROSE during DineLA week but didn’t get an opportunity to post these photos. Then I got an email from Taste letting me know the prix fix menu is still available! That’s the White Truffle Oil & Mushroom Mac & Cheese pictured above. OMG. Sooo good. Grilled Cheese with Tomato… Continue reading TASTE Prix Fix