Posts Categorized: LA food blogger

Cooking Lessons: Ricotta Fritters From Ann Kirk

This week’s cooking lesson took me to the kitchen of a restaurant called Little Doms, a place my friends and I have been dying to try for ages! We’ve been dying to try it because we’re longtime fans of Little Dom’s papa, a place called Dominick’s where our group has celebrated multiple birthdays, promotions, and… Read more »

Cooking Lessons: Susan Feniger’s Baja Ceviche

  This cooking lesson is about how to make ceviche… it’s also about perseverance. Now, don’t scoff until you let me explain. Susan Feniger is one of my all time favorite chefs. In my world  a great chef is way better than any actress or musician so this was a pretty big deal for me…. Read more »

Cooking Lesson: Housemade Cavatelli with Braised Rabbit

  Ok, yes, this recipe is a bit more intricate than you’re used to. There’s the homemade pasta, cavatelli to be correct. There’s the whole braised rabbit part… I know, that’s a little intimidating too. But here’s the thing Readers, this is a chance to challenge yourself to cook aspirationally! That’s what lessons are all… Read more »

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

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Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

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