Pizza

  1. Squash Blossom and Burrata Pizza- Starting August Off Right

    This squash blossom pizza has been taunting me since March. March! That’s when the Los Angeles issue of Saveur appeared in my mailbox, its cover adorned with the most beautiful pizza pie I had ever seen. To say that I have been patiently waiting for squash blossoms to appear at my farmer’s market is an Continue…


  2. Checking the Forecast and My Favorite Whole Wheat Pizza

    I like to check the weather forecast in random places. I’m not sure what it is about the weather that makes it the most comfortable place to start a conversation. When I’m on a call with someone I’ve never met before, there’s typically a point when someone needs to break the ice. The easiest thing Continue…

  3. Review: Gialina Pizzeria and an Ode to Pizza

    I will admit that I am a bit of a pizza snob. I haven’t forgotten my elementary school love of Pizza Hut, or how much I craved Papa John’s pizza with that wicked butter garlic sauce in college, but my tastes have most certainly shifted to something a bit more…shi shi? The fact is, living Continue…

  4. Diavola: A Smokin’ Review

    Yesterday, Matt and I took the first of numerous trips to Sonoma County to check out wedding venues. While I was initially dreading starting the wedding planning process, it hit me this weekend that when we made the decision to get married in wine country, we were embarking on a lot of fun. Mainly because, Continue…

  5. Real Times Call for Mozzarella

    Now seems to be time to gather with friends and talk. Not just about current blockbusters and TV shows and restaurant openings. But real things that are affecting our lives now. Food doesn’t have to be glamorous, but it ultimately has to serve a purpose: to nourish and sustain. These weeks have proven to be Continue…

  6. Early Father's Day Dinner Party

    I’m getting ready to throw a pretty ambitious dinner party–for my dad. Since we’ll be camping in Big Sur next weekend, I suggested that my parents come up to the city and join Matt and I for a little dinner get together. On the menu (at least this is my vision–not sure if all will Continue…

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