THINGS I ATE: Thai Food at Night + Market

For a while now, my friend Sly and I have been wanting to try the fare at Night + Market, a much buzzed about Thai restaurant within a restaurant on the Sunset Strip. The eatery has garnered all sorts of praise from local critics and bloggers (Jonathan Gold recently listed Night + Market as one […]

MINI ADVENTURE IN DOMESTICITY: Red Curry Chilaquiles Edition

In general, when I cook I always follow a recipe. Chalk it up to a lack of “instincts” or “internal know-how,” but I’m not very good when I attempt to create something of my own. Of course, this is utterly frustrating given how many home cooks love to boast about how the true joy of […]

ADVENTURES IN DOMESTICITY: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (Tom Kha Kai)

Late last year, I purchased a Thai cookbook that turned out to lack several classic Thai recipes, including anything pertaining to rice or noodles. Turns out the book was a modern take on Thai cuisine, which meant certain staples such as pad thai were nowhere to be seen. The good news was that it wound […]


Last week I headed to Book Soup to see the inimitable Anna David read from her new book Falling For Me, and after all the reading and signing was over, I of course perused the cookbook section, as is always my tradition in any book store. Soon I stumbled upon Modern Thai Food by Martin […]