Chef James Sleeth from Mignon joins us for Sunday Brunch this week. Originally from Ohio, Chef Sleeth found his love for cooking through his mother. His interest for food and service started at a young age, working at restaurants as a dishwasher and server. He eventually went on to attend the American Culinary Federation where he completed two 3-year apprenticeships. Continue reading
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Before my husband canceled cable on me so I’d stop wasting my life watching endless episodes of Real Housewives and any other soul sucking shows on Bravo, I was an avid fan of Top Chef. To this day, my favorite contestant has always been Chef Tiffany Derry. Maybe it was her infectious laugh, or the fact that she was such a genuinely nice person, or how she always cooked with soul and never tried to be something she wasn’t. She was confident about who she was, always helpful to others, and the fact that she owned the kitchen better than most men out there – it’s easy to see why she’s my favorite. Continue reading
Last week we had the good fortune to meet up with chef Wolfgang Puck who locally owns Five Sixty, and the legendary Beverly Hills restaurant Spago. In all he is responsible for over 100 restaurants across the country and opening more very soon.
We chatted up chef Puck about the Academy Awards, new restaurant trends, eating local, The James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award and we got the skinny on In-N-Out Burger in this fun question and answer session. Continue reading
We’re heading over to The Cedars Social for Sunday Brunch this week. This retro-chic cocktail den and kitchen serves adventurous cocktails developed by leading barmen Michael Martensen and a modern comfort styled menu originally created by award-winning chef John Tesar, but now totally revamped by very talented chef Kyle McClelland. Continue reading