San Diego, former L.A.
Best meal I ever ate:
Crab fresh from the boat, outside on a small bay in Washington State
My current drink of choice:
Compari before, Barolo with
I really wish I could:
Live in New Zealand
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Shrimp salad with fennel (spring time)
My favorite comfort food:
NM chile verde or braised anything
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
rapid changes here but I do love the addictive Aqui es Texcoco in Chula Vista and also Romesco's in Bonita. I'm adding Cracked Pepper Bistro in Fresno.
My most tattered cookbooks:
Rice, Spice and Bitter Oranges by Lila Perl, Marcella's Italian Kitchen and Farm Journal's Country Coookbook.