Category: Food

The Dash and Dine’s guide to the best restaurants in Cusco, Peru

The Dash and Dine’s guide to the best restaurants in Cusco, Peru

For our first “married Christmas” we decided to fly to Peru and take a group trek to Machu Picchu. In doing so, we ended up spending a lot of time in Cusco, Peru — 3 nights to let our bodies adjust to the altitude, and […]

How to make a Pisco Sour (according to Peruvians)

How to make a Pisco Sour (according to Peruvians)

Hola from Peru! We’re deep in the Sacred Valley on our trek towards Machu Picchu. But we’ve found strong enough wifi + just enough time to post something we learned that involves alcohol! If you’re looking for something fun to serve at your New Years […]

Go to these restaurants in Charleston for a glutinous and amazing foodie trip

Go to these restaurants in Charleston for a glutinous and amazing foodie trip

We’re lucky enough to be close friends with one of the best chefs to come to LA from South Carolina. (Avid readers may remember him as Ari, my chef friend at Red Medicine.) So when Mike and I decided to head to South Carolina for […]

Perfect pancakes: Gifts, recipes, and goodies for pancake lovers

Perfect pancakes: Gifts, recipes, and goodies for pancake lovers

Usually I’m all about waffles. But I also have massive love for perfect pancakes. For me that means massive, fluffy insides, with a perfectly smooth brown top, and some fruit of some kind — either baked into said pancake, or as a compote on top. […]

Take the guess work out of where to eat with our epic Atlanta restaurants list

Take the guess work out of where to eat with our epic Atlanta restaurants list

Almost everyone working on The Gifted (the show Mike is currently producing) has asked us for “The List.” It’s our list of about 80 of the best Atlanta restaurants — places that we’ve either tried ourselves and recommend, or have been highly recommended to us […]

A quick list of the (lobbyist approved!) best restaurants in Sacramento

A quick list of the (lobbyist approved!) best restaurants in Sacramento

We found ourselves in Sacramento for a weekend, but with only ONE night to properly dine out. So, before we left, I texted my lobbyist friend: “If you only had one night in Sacramento, where would you eat?” She got back to me with a […]

Watch this backwards and upside-down spin on Thai rolled ice cream

Watch this backwards and upside-down spin on Thai rolled ice cream

A new ice cream place opened down the street from us on Melrose. It’s not the one with the giant ice cream macaron sandwiches, it’s not the kosher place that has the best mint chip, or the ice cream place that only uses seasonal farmers […]

The Vespertine experience: A peek into LA’s most mysterious restaurant

The Vespertine experience: A peek into LA’s most mysterious restaurant

When chef Jordan Kahn’s first restaurant Red Medicine was A Thing, I was lucky to have a close friend who was a chef there. In an effort to expand my toddler-esque palate, chef Ari Kolender (now of Hayden fame) and I had a special arrangement… […]

Where to find the best chicken and waffles in LA

Where to find the best chicken and waffles in LA

Last time we talked waffles, this time let’s talk about the Holy Grail of Waffles: chicken and waffles. Here’s the deal with me… if chicken and waffles is on a menu, I’m ordering it. Every time. Which means, means I’m constantly on the “chicken and […]

How to use your stomach to help Puerto Rico

How to use your stomach to help Puerto Rico

This week in LA (October 7-14, 2017) 60+ restaurants, bars, and food trucks are donating all the proceeds from certain meals and drinks to Unidos Por Puerto Rico — providing aid and support to those affected in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane María. […]