Travel Report

My recent travels took me to the South of France, Monaco, Lyon, Valence, Roanne, and Paris. I had an opportunity to visit the kitchens at the Palace of Monaco with Christian Garcia, Executive Chef to Prince Albert, and interview him. I also reconnected with Chef Alain Llorca outside my favorite village of St. Paul de Vence,…

Chef Eric Werner of Hartwood, Tulum, Mexico

It takes a lot of courage and conviction to follow a dream and go off into the unknown while trying to make a living and raise a family. When I first met Eric at Mesamerica in Mexico City I was fascinated and a little envious of his adventurous life. We all dream of taking off…

Gourmet Magazine 25 Best Restaurants of Los Angeles

The latest issue of the Gourmet Magazine has a feature on the 25 Best Restaurants of Los Angeles contributed by me. It was a pleasure to be able to share and showcase our local dining scene on an international forum.