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The Beloved Belgian Lion Turns 40

The Belgian Lion, owned by Don & Arlene Coulon opened in 1977 in Ocean beach.  Loyal patrons did not soon forgetView full post »

San Diego Cookbook Club: Plenty

It all started when I read an article on Serious Eats by Tara Weaver. She extolled the virtues of starting a cookbookView full post »

Baja Culinary Fest at Cocina Que Canta

We hop in the little sprinter van waiting for us at the Mission Bay visitor Center.  There were two big tour buses asView full post »

Chef Katie Grebow @ Home

I visited a while back with Chef Katie Grebow, formerly of Cafe Chloe. I’ve know her for years and have alwaysView full post »

SUJA Juice Commercial Shoot

I had the pleasure of shooting a fun little cookbook shoot for SUJA Juice. They are launching (or have launched) a new 3View full post »

Local Wine, Local Chefs, and Long Tables in a field….

Local Ingredients, Local Chefs, and Long Tables in a field…. with flamenco dancers, lovely people and the everView full post »

Eat Your Greens!

A fun editorial food-shoot here for Women’s Running featuring one of my favorite topics… GREENS!!!View full post »

48 hours in Valle de Guadalupe Mexico

48 hours in Valle de Guadalupe Mexico – Ensenada Wine Country!! Ryan and I decided on a little post-holiday getView full post »

Photos of the Best Thanksgiving Meal Ever : Cellar Door

Gary & Logan plan a pre-Thanksgiving meal every year for all their friends.  The goal is not only to bring everyoneView full post »

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Portrait of a Supper Club: Logan & Gary

Cellar Door, the much loved San Diego Supper Club is a success not just because of the food & libations, but theView full post »

Healthy, Tasty and Easy Winter Soup Recipes!

Women’s Running hits gold with these recipes for Healthy, Tasty and Easy Winter Soups.  My team and I spend theView full post »

Women’s Running: Shawn Johnson + The Paleo Diet

Cooking for Women’s Running is a treat!  As much as I like heavy, sugary, splurgy foods, the recipes that WR giveView full post »

San Diego’s First Latin Food Festival 2013!!

Thank you Frans at Chef’s Roll for the sweet invite to the first Latin Food Festival in San Diego!  Having beenView full post »

West Bean Coffee Photo Shoot

Coffee – check Photography – check Enough Said? – check What does a coffee loving girl do when askedView full post »

Wine and Nibbles at the Polo Fields

A fun, awesome and TASTY advertising shoot today for The Wild Thyme Company Catering. Most of these are just funny out-View full post »

Just Call Us Volunteers Annual Fundraiser 2013

So fun photographing (and eating!) and the Just Call Us Volunteers’ 2nd Annual Fundraiser “Taste of Asia&#View full post »

San Diego Public Market Street Food Photos

They are here!!! The official San Diego Public Market Street Food Photos!  Pop-ups  by Chef Chad White as well JavierView full post »

Getting the local Food Buzz

Love seeing my photo work in the local paper….. Food events in your future Festivals, Indian dinners, BBQ andView full post »

A Steampunk-Dickens Christmas Party by Cooks Confab

So many awesome chefs came together to put on this holiday party for these lucky guests.  I had a blast photographingView full post »

About Town Magazine Food Shoot – Chef Bernard & More!

   My good friend Alyssa was kind enough to think of me for her latest project for About Town Magazine.  I wasView full post »

Diner En Blanc San Diego – Official Photos!

So I lucked out big time last night!  My event team, was selected by the event promoter, H Events, as the officialView full post »

Oliver and Rose – A Private Dining Room Event

Its always interesting to me the wide variety of things I get to photograph when it comes to food and restaurants. View full post »

Pretty little Picnic – Delphine Press

Props, stylists and models for today’s shoot.  Oh how I love it when I have a great team that makes everythingView full post »

Passion Fruit Margarita

When I hit the Saturday Morning farmers market I always keep my eye open for something in-season and unusual.  Well,View full post »