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Fabulous Friday: Edible Spoons? I’m In!

August 15, 2014

Hors d’oeuvres, when plated just right and bursting with lots of flavor, can make a small gathering into a swanky party.

I recently attended an event where I was able to try a delicious and innovative hors d’oeuvre – the sesame-seared tuna on edible curry spoon with avocado, drizzled with wasabi aoli and topped with micro greens.

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That One Time I Got Foie Gras-Wasted in Paris

July 28, 2014

IMG_8266I’m not going to lie- when I travel, I usually like to eat my way through the city I’m visiting. I’m a firm believer that the culture and lifestyle of a destination is enhanced by the local dishes and flavors.

For my summer vacation this year, I went to visit one of my best friends in France. She’s working on her master’s degree in Paris and I also missed her very much, so I decided to spend some days with her. Continue Reading…

Aloha!

September 19, 2013

I had the best vacation this summer. I hit the beach, drank Mai Tais and went sightseeing at some amazing places. Of course, I’m talking about the one and only Hawaii!

Apart from being excited to finally work on my tan and ignore my email for a while (which is a vacation within itself!), I was stoked to try new flavors and dishes in the Aloha state.

Early on in my trip, I tried the iconic Hawaiian poke – a dish normally made with fresh, Ahi tuna, scallions, cilantro, onions, soy sauce, sesame oil and a little chili pepper for a kick. Poke actually means “to slice or cut” in Hawaiian and this dish is reminiscent of an insanely fresh ceviche.

Super fresh and ridiculously tasty Hawaiian poke

Super fresh and ridiculously tasty Hawaiian poke

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