Chef’s Secrets: Chinese Takeout Classics at Home

Magneto and I were watching Cutthroat Kitchen the other night, and the chefs were tasked to make Chinese Chicken Salad. None of the chefs made anything even resembling the classic dish that I grew up eating on both coasts, with shredded or chopped chicken that had been marinated in Asian spices, shredded veggies, crushed peanuts, […]

Neighborhood Eats: Chinese Takeout

There are some nights when Magneto and I simply cannot. Long work days, politics both in the office and in the world, friends and family things…I think everyone deserves a break from the kitchen every now and then. Enter: Chinese takeout. Considering that we live in Los Angeles, it’s a little bizarre that there aren’t […]

Traveling Circus: China Poblano

The boyfriend and I try to make a yearly trip to Las Vegas, hitting the road when summer is just about to start. This time, we ventured beyond the resort and hit the Strip for dinner one night. China Poblano is a Jose Andres restaurant, so I had pretty high hopes for this place before […]

Chatter – Ep. 21 – Mar. 5, 2016

ADVENTURE. I’ve discovered, over the course of my varied and often turbulent dating life, that learning and growing together is imperative to building a healthy and long-lasting relationship. But this isn’t just about romantic love. The need for adventure and shared experiences extends to other types of relationships, and that has never been more apparent […]

Chatter – Ep. 6 – Nov. 21, 2015

HEALTHY FOOD! Well, mostly. I’ll cop to the Chinese food I had, and the irrepressible need for chocolate cream pie earlier in the week (listen, PMS is a beast). But aside from that, I’ve done pretty well with the whole “eating things that will make my body feel good” thing. Thanksgiving is coming up, though, […]