Archive for the ‘Chefspotting’ Category

My Celeb Chef Interview with George Duran


As part of my super duper role as a blog ambassador for ConAgra Foods, I recently had the pleasure of being able to interview celebrity chef George Duran!  You've seen him on Food Network, now check out what he had to say to FOODe about his career, background and recipe ...

Posted in Chefspotting, ConAgra Foods, Ready Set Eat, recipes, sponsored post, Uncategorized | 124 Comments »

Sangria and Tapas and Girlfriends, Oh My!


This post is loooong overdue.  {Story of my life.}  Back in February, my buddy Twofer Mom organized a casual blogger tweetup at Jaleo in Bethesda.  It was a fun night out with the bloggy girls. I yakked it up with Jodifur and JessicaNow and Elena and Janine and Joanne and made a ...

Posted in Chefspotting, Events, Food Meets Social Media, Uncategorized | 20 Comments »

The Art of Food & Entertaining: 12/9 at 6:30pm


Just in time for the holidays, chefs Lidia Bastianich and Tom Colicchio join Barneys creative director Simon Doonan and South Beach and New York City Wine & Food Festivals creator-author Lee Brian Schrager to discuss New York's fine dining, the art of cooking and festive entertaining on ...

Posted in Chefspotting, Entertaining, Food News, Lee Schrager, Lidia Bastianich, Times Talks, Tom Colicchio | 2 Comments »

The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show


About 4 years ago I stumbled across an ad for a cooking show that would be launching in the DC area.  I was intrigued! As a budding foodie, and aspiring apron designer, this was just the sort of event to get me excited. In fact, I was *this close* to ...

Posted in Chefspotting, Entertaining, Events, Foodie Favorites, somethin's cookin', wannabe foodie, yo that's dope | 7 Comments »

But It’s Just So Preeeetty!


Target has done it again. They've already laid claim to approximately $100 per month of my money, but now they've gone and put the nail in the coffin by offering several new lines of products that I already love: Caldrea and Miss Jessie's, in addition to some brand new ones. Yes, ...

Posted in Chefspotting, drama queen, Foursquare, Giada deLaurentiis, Uncategorized, work mommy work, you're so vain | 8 Comments »

A Delight of a Night: A Taste of Ethiopia and Sweden


Last night's cooking demo, tasting and book signing with Marcus Samuelsson did not disappoint! I thoroughly enjoyed myself at the event.  Delicious Ethiopian food was served by the owners of the well-known D.C. establishment, Etete (oh the lamb!), and I met several local food bloggers: State Dinner; DC Loves Food; ...

Posted in Chefspotting, Events, from the paparazzi files, somethin's cookin', wannabe foodie, yo that's dope | No Comments »

Special Event: Chef Marcus Samuelsson at Macy’s


Back in the summer of 2001 I was a summer associate in New York City working for a big-time law firm. Those 4 months were a young professional's dream: shows, events, nightlife and...the food. Oh the FOOD. I think I ate at every hot restaurant in Manhattan. In fact, I ...

Posted in Chefspotting, Events, somethin's cookin' | 7 Comments »