Kogi Truck’s Roy Choi Takes Us To The Islands

Unless you’ve been living in a cave the past few years, you know that Roy Choi brought SoCal foodies the Kogi Truck with kimchi quesadillas and short rib tacos while spawning a national food truck craze.  Choi followed up his Food & Wine Best New Chef nod in 2010 by opening a casual rice bowl concept in Palms, Chego and the picnic styleContinue reading “Kogi Truck’s Roy Choi Takes Us To The Islands”

The New Chicago from Haute Hotels to Gastropubs

New hotels in Chicago have been springing up in the past year from the upscale Elysian in the Gold Coast area to the trendy Public by Ian Schrager of Morgan’s Hotel Group. Rounding out this new crop is the first North American outpost of the Radisson Blu Aqua property from Carlson in Europe. It’s modern, affordable and accessible on ColumbusContinue reading “The New Chicago from Haute Hotels to Gastropubs”

Pizza, Lamb, Meatballs and Music with Philly Chef Marc Vetri

  Famed Philly chef Marc Vetri was in town for Alex’s Lemonade Stand earlier this week and threw a lavish dinner at a private home in the Hollywood Hills for a lucky few on his last night. The dinner was in celebration of his new book Rustic Italian Food and Vetri joked that the title had noContinue reading “Pizza, Lamb, Meatballs and Music with Philly Chef Marc Vetri”

The Past Decade as an NBC Food Blogger and Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Editor

After years of wanting to start my own blog, I  registered comeflywithme in 2009 as a place to put all my lifestyle, travel, food and design writing.  Then I decided to take a job with NBC LA as the Food Editor for a new site they were launching called The Feast, which was acquired severalContinue reading “The Past Decade as an NBC Food Blogger and Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Editor”