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Bites, bears, and Badmaash-ups: The Best of The Taste 2016

What happens when you buy a weekend pass to the LA Times’ The Taste food festival? You gorge yourself on some of the best things you’ve ever tasted from some of the best restaurants LA has to offer morning and night. We spent three dinner times, and two brunch times strolling through ALL the booths… Continue reading Bites, bears, and Badmaash-ups: The Best of The Taste 2016

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6 dessert mashups that make life worth living

I have a sweet spot for stuff that are two things at the same time — like seaplanes and labradoodles — which means desserts that combine two awesome things absolutely make my life worth living. If you’re in the LA/OC area this summer, these are the six dessert mashups that you absolutely need to try…… Continue reading 6 dessert mashups that make life worth living

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7 quick, good, and cheap places to eat on Melrose

So you live/work/find yourself on Melrose Ave during lunch or dinner time, and you need to eat on the cheap and quick. Here are the best places to grab a quick but also still delicious meal for cheap. I’m talking $10 and under on Melrose… 1. The Poke Shack Welcome to the neighborhood, @thepokeshack!! #ahituna… Continue reading 7 quick, good, and cheap places to eat on Melrose

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Best places to eat in Ouarzazate when you’re sick of hotel (or set) food

We just come off a two and half week stay in Ourrzazate, Morocco, while filming a TV show. Granted, two and a half weeks is a small stay when compared to some people who have had to live in Morocco for months while filming. But, for two people who generally eat out for every meal,… Continue reading Best places to eat in Ouarzazate when you’re sick of hotel (or set) food

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8 great restaurants for a date in Los Angeles that even pickiest of eaters will love

A friend asked me, “Do you know of a few good restaurants for a date in Los Angeles — $50-$100 for two people that also have a good vibe?” I sent him my top 8 choices for restaurants that, if you order right, give you a lot of bang for your buck, both culinarily and aesthetically or experientially, and they’d make for great date places.

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Where to eat in Cartagena, Colombia

Stay: Casa San Agustin — Amazing. The Ananda — next door to Casa San Agustin, also fantastic. The Sofitel — luxurious, but low on personality. But wherever you pick, make sure it’s inside the old city. Eat: 1. La Cevicheria Order a Small langostino, Ceviche pescado peruano, tortastadas with guacamole. 2. El Gobernador by Rausch… Continue reading Where to eat in Cartagena, Colombia

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Make sure you try these 7 great restaurants in Bogota, Colombia

Bogota is an amazing foodie destination, and it’s really underrated. Kind of like New York, with South American flair. Here are the restaurants in Bogota that you NEED to try. Where to stay: While we’ve heard great things about Hotel Click Clack and the BOG Hotel. But we stayed at the Embassy Suites in Bogota.… Continue reading Make sure you try these 7 great restaurants in Bogota, Colombia

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Spotted: Adorable reindeer cupcakes for Christmas!

I ran into these mini reindeer cupcakes the other day at an outdoor market in Usaquen, Colombia, and I totally fell in love. Not only were they adorable, the combo of sweet and salty was delicious. You should totally make these mini reindeer cupcakes for Christmas, or to bring to your next holiday party! Here’s… Continue reading Spotted: Adorable reindeer cupcakes for Christmas!