ADVENTURES IN DOMESTICITY: Chickpea Mash Edition

My friend Guy recently turned the big 4-0, and in honor of his birthday, we all threw him quite the fĂȘte. This involved cocktails and nibbles, two of my favorite things. So what to make? The answer was pretty easy: Ina Garten’s Tuscan Mashed Chickpeas. This dip, which my friend Andrea initially made for me […]

Night At Villa Blanca Results In Triumphant Lisa VanderPump Interaction

I love food, I love reality TV, and I love Lisa VanderPump. What better way to celebrate all three than by heading to Villa Blanca, the restaurant owned by Lisa and her husband Ken Todd of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills? Quite frankly, I don’t know why I’d waited so long to try the […]

VIDEO: Lisa VanderPump Recommends Her Favorite Dishes At Villa Blanca

Last week when I was at the Bravo Upfronts in Hollywood, I managed to steal a quick moment with Lisa VanderPump of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. I asked her what dishes she recommend I order at her restaurant Villa Blanca, which I just so happen to be visiting tonight with my friends jash […]

Second Meeting With Ina Garten Proves To Be Short and Sweet

Two years ago, I stood in line for many hours all for the opportunity to meet Ina Garten during a signing for her cookbook Back to Basics. Well, now she has a new book out (How Easy Is That?), and of course, that meant she was back in town to meet and greet the fans […]