One Word… Whatchamacallit

Half the fun of discovering a new restaurant is sharing it with people you know will enjoy it. As Rachael Ray’s resident restaurant guru, here’s an inside look at what I report back to Rach about some of my favorite restaurant finds and food experiences! From: Kappy Sent: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 10:38pm Subject: Gemini […]


Another L.A. Food Marathon

Half the fun of discovering a new restaurant is sharing it with people you know will enjoy it. As Rachael Ray’s resident restaurant guru, here’s an inside look at what I report back to Rach about some of my favorite restaurant finds and food experiences! From: Kappy To: RR Sent: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 11:05pm […]


A Couple Quick Stops in L.A.

Half the fun of discovering a new restaurant is sharing it with people you know will enjoy it. As Rachael Ray’s resident restaurant guru, here’s an inside look at what I report back to Rach about some of my favorite restaurant finds and food experiences! From: Kappy To: RR Sent: Thursday, January 5, 2012 9:37pm […]


Next – Childhood

…Half the fun of discovering a new restaurant is sharing it with people you know will enjoy it. As Rachael Ray’s resident restaurant guru, here’s an inside look at what I report back to Rach about some of my favorite restaurant finds and food experiences!… From: Kappy To: RR Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 11:42pm […]


BBQ with Robert Duvall

…Half the fun of discovering a new restaurant is sharing it with people you know will enjoy it. As Rachael Ray’s resident restaurant guru, here’s an inside look at what I report back to Rach about some of my favorite restaurant finds and food experiences!… From: Kappy To: RR Sent: Sunday, January 7, 2012 11:45am […]



The Perennial (Virant) Restaurant Redux

To say that I am thrilled with the re-opening of Perennial is an understatement. The talented team behind Boka Restaurant Group had recently closed Perennial after Chef Ryan Poli’s departure, only to hold a LeBron James-esque media event announcing whom the new chef would be. After the hype and dust had settled, they were all […]


A Mini NYC Food Crawl with…Myself!

From the Cliffs of Jamaica to the Island of Manhattan Having seen the clear blue waters of Jamaica and eaten some fantastic jerk in the cliffs at the Rockhouse Hotel in Negril, I never pass up the opportunity to relive the experience when I find Jamaican cuisine closer to home. Back in New York City […]


12 Seats, 1 Chef and a Chalkboard

Rick Spiros – although of Greek decent – can cook some serious Asian food. Caterer by day and restaurant chef by night, well, half of the week that is, this man approaches Asian cuisine with finesse. Spiros has a catering company called Artisan Catering, where he turns the front half of the space to a […]


(Food) Paradise at Pebble Beach

While not dining on flavored foams and meats prepared sous-vide by some of the best chefs in the country at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, I took it upon myself to drive around what some call paradise… and drive some more… and drive some more… and drive some more. Indeed, paradise is a […]