For the past few years, food lovers throughout LA eagerly awaited for LA Weekly’s publication of Jonathan Gold’s list of 99 essential restaurants. It became an obsession in the LA food scene. Restaurants wanted to make the list. Serious eaters wanted to eat their way through the list. During the 2009 edition of J Gold’s … More Where to dine in LA… The Eliza List
One of the toughest things about my recent breakup has to do with food memories. My ex shared my passion for food. Food brought us together. The first time we shared food it was at LudoBites 8.0. I had an extra seat at my table of 4. Last minute reservation. He was working late at … More Food, Love and Breakups
It’s February. I haven’t made New Year’s resolutions but I can say that I finally kept one of my resolutions. Last year I enjoyed life. I kept my resolution to cook more, entertain more, and worry less. I hosted dinner parties. I cooked… a lot of lamb dinners. And I worried less. 2011 was a year … More A Year in Review – A Recap of 2011
Where do I start… On March 1, my lovely roommate of two years (and still my good friend) Rachel told me she was moving out. This came as a shock because just a month earlier we had been talking about our living arrangement and she mentioned that she wasn’t planning on moving out for at … More March Madness
I was reading the list of the resolutions I made at the beginning of the year and came to realize that my batting average is still about 50% when it comes to resolutions. But then I started to think about all the things I actually experienced this year, which made me feel better about all … More 2010 Recap
Someone asked me if 2010 has been a good year or a bad year. Like so many other years, this year has had some great highs and lows. But if I had to choose 3 words to describe my year, I’d pick love, food and wine. I have experienced a lot more this year than … More Love, Food and Wine
Last night was my first post-breakup real date not to be confused with my post-breakup rebound. Saturday night was an actual date which wouldn’t have happened had I not broken my new year’s resolution #1. I met him at one of my gyms. Our deep and meaningful conversation in the gym parking lot led to exchanging phone … More Dating. Again.