Mistral hand-written customer note
In French the word “mistral” means wind.
More specifically, the word is a noun used to describe a cold, dry, northerly wind that blows through the Rhône Valley and South France to the Mediterranean coast, mainly in the winter.
The neighborhood bistro
In Sherman Oaks, California, Mistral is the name of a warm and charming neighborhood French Bistro that settled down at 13422 Ventura Boulevard, in 1988. Continue reading
From my little kitchen in Los Angeles, California, Collard Greens and Caviar – the blog – was created.
It’s a modest concoction of a little this and that and a few other things. It’s not serious journalism which I’ve practiced most of my career, but it seriously fulfills my journalistic need to write about a subject I love without boundaries or limits. This has been a whirl wind adventure and I’ve never left my laptop or stove top.
Collard Greens and Caviar is certainly the “little blog that could” travel all over the world. It’s gone to countries I’ve never visited and countries I could have never imagined. Continue reading