Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle Book Signing at Barnes and Noble and Sunset Magazine

Is it summer? Sometimes I feel like it is. Sometimes I feel like it isn’t/ That is Seattle summer for you. This year is flying by for me and I am loving the ride. One of the most amazing things that happened this year was that I was featured in Sunset Magazine. Yes, three whole pages talking about where I like to eat including a … Continue reading Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle Book Signing at Barnes and Noble and Sunset Magazine

Father’s Day Gift, Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle and a Giveaway!

Father’s day is just around the corner and I have a special something for the man in your family. Does your husband like eating out? Does he like exploring new restaurants? Is he the type who likes to barbecue and find the most interesting sauces and spreads or is he just a happy hour chaser who likes to know where to go for the best … Continue reading Father’s Day Gift, Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle and a Giveaway!

Day 4: Foodportunity Resolutions Challenge and Giveaway, 2 Must Have Books for Food Lovers

Day 4: Today’s giveaway is a set of books that will complement your food library. My book, the Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle ($14.95) and Food Lover’s Guide to Wine by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenberg ($25) The winner of yesterday’s giveaway is Kate from Kan I have some more? Email me your address. Resolution 4: Explore new restaurants and learn more about choosing and … Continue reading Day 4: Foodportunity Resolutions Challenge and Giveaway, 2 Must Have Books for Food Lovers

Chef Wayne Johnson Takes Over Ray’s Boathouse

This is big news! Chef Wayne Johnson, Seattle’s rockstar chef has been selected as the new Executive Chef at Ray’s Boathouse.  Chef Wayne arrives at Ray’s from the Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle where he served as Executive Chef of the award-winning Andaluca Restaurant and Oliver’s Lounge since 1999. Previously, he served as Executive Chef for the prestigious Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, and the Marriott … Continue reading Chef Wayne Johnson Takes Over Ray’s Boathouse

Local Holiday Gift Ideas for Seattle Food Lovers

Shopping for food lovers this holiday season just got easier. Sometimes a bar of chocolate or a new condiment can be an inexpensive way to spice up someone’s day. A little goes a long way when it comes to food gifts. The great thing about food gifts is that they can be found everywhere and sometimes it’s easiest just to stop by your favorite market, … Continue reading Local Holiday Gift Ideas for Seattle Food Lovers

Tom Douglas Cookbook Social

If you love cookbooks, then you are going to love this event. Tom Douglas is having another one of his cookbook socials. Basically, you shmooze and eat and meet all your favorite authors while stocking up on gifts for your friends. I will be there with my book, the “Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle” and some tasty bites. Now look at this list of authors! … Continue reading Tom Douglas Cookbook Social

A Visit to The Herbfarm

I believe that there is a time and place for every type of restaurant. Some days all I want is a massive burger and a shake but on other days, I want to be wooed, dazzled and spoiled. A visit to The Herbfarm, just a drive to Woodinville is like going to a private island where everyone knows your name. A dear friend once told … Continue reading A Visit to The Herbfarm

Kathy Casey’s Liquid Kitchen

Do you want to brush up on your cocktail skills? Do you need a drink to impress your friends? Local celebrity chef and master mixologist Kathy Casey has her own show on Small Screen Network. Season two just started with brand new episodes, including drinks like the “Whole Fruit Daiquiri”, “Watermelon Habanero H2O” and “Port of Mischief Punch”. I am a big fan of hers … Continue reading Kathy Casey’s Liquid Kitchen

Food Lovers’ Guide Book Launch Party and Fundraiser for Farestart

One of the things that people always ask me is why I chose to have a fundraiser for a book launch party. When I was a kid, I had a friend Izzy, she had such a big heart and we did everything together. What I loved about Izzy is that she would go up to the homeless people on the street and buy them lunch, … Continue reading Food Lovers’ Guide Book Launch Party and Fundraiser for Farestart

Art Institute of Seattle, Book Signing

One of the questions that I get asked a lot is “Why did you choose to do what you do?” And though I would like to say that it is what I always wanted to do, this is not true. What I do now has evolved from many different experiences, I dipped my toes in many waters before I got to a place that I … Continue reading Art Institute of Seattle, Book Signing