Secret Recipe

Where to Eat in NYC // Oiji

When it comes to dining, is there any city better than New York City in the whole wide world? One might argue no and then I would have to agree with that one. I owe you guys an update to this post, but suffice it to say, all bets were off last month for the week that I was in NYC. While my list of tried and true favorites runs deep (you can see some of them here), I tried out some new places this last trip and wanted to share Oiji with you in particular. The food was so delicious and the ambiance was quaint and cozy in the East Village– …

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Grilled Corn with marscapone, butter and truffles

Sometimes I think about writing a book about my styling adventures.  There are just so many crazy moments that don’t feel like real life even when they’re happening and in hindsight really don’t feel like real life, but would make for a really good story, nonetheless!  On one such adventurous day as an assistant, I was driving around with my boss.  It had been a long week and we were racing to a fitting and probably late when out of nowhere  we came to a brake-squealing screeching halt because of corn.  Street corn to …

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Secret Recipe // Quinoa + Rice Bowl

A couple of weeks ago we were shooting this healthy snack at one of our favorite Santa Monica eateries, M Street Kitchen, when this Quinoa and Black Rice Curry Bowl came waltzing by and stopped us in our tracks.  For starters, it’s great for people just cooking for one and perfect for anyone who likes to use leftovers for future lunches.  Not to even mention it’s as nutritious as it is delicious.  (Score!) Keep reading for the recipe and how to get this perfectly plated look, too! Quinoa & Black Rice Green Curry Bowl …

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Secret Recipe // M Street’s Kale Chips

Since March is now upon us with all of her madness and spring break travels, it seems as fitting a time as any to start opting for healthier snacks.  With that in mind, we are bringing back our Secret Recipe series starting with one of our favorite snacks from one of our favorite restaurants.  Kale chips anyone?  These aren’t just any kale chips.  These kale chips are coated with a house made chile cashew butter and baked to perfection at M Street Kitchen in Santa Monica.  If you haven’t visited this spot yet, it’s …

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