15 Jan 2015

Classic Bars of Los Angeles – Lonely Planet

The Standard - DTLA

If the great bars of Los Angeles could talk, they’d tell stories as intriguing and colorful as any collection of movie shoots on the city’s packed studio lots: dinky dives to glam diva dens, connoisseur cocktail bars, kitschy piano lounges, tiki temples and terraces with soaring views. Some are thick with old Hollywood history, while at modern-day classics you might expect a Real Housewife to saunter right in.

Read the full story on LonelyPlanet.com

22 Feb 2014

In Oklahoma City, re-imagined landmarks on the menu – Los Angeles Times

Red Prime Steak

Oklahoma traces its contemporary history to pioneers who populated the prairies. Now, new urban pioneers are repopulating the capital, Oklahoma City, as restaurateurs re-imagine landmark buildings and create new communities around them.

They could hardly have come at a better time: The local economy is booming, and Forbes ranks OKC as the nation’s eighth-fastest-growing city, thanks to thriving oil, gas and wind-power sectors as well as fracking.

Read the full story in the Los Angeles Times.

28 Oct 2013

Top 10 Food Trends Of 2013 – Forbes

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“Some of this year’s trends are retro (deviled eggs, lobster rolls), others are have been popular around the fringes and are entering the mainstream (Korean ingredients, Mexican tortas, octopus), while others are good for you (upscale vegan) and the environment (wine on tap).”

Read the rest of the post and see the slide show on my Forbes site, Seat 1A, by clicking here.

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Red O $100 Margarita

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