A sweet beginning gets sweeter

Tené Harris, Sweet Beginnings

Tené Harris, Sweet Beginnings

Everyone has a food story.

While we don’t get many opportunities to share or tell our foods stories, we share it with every meal we make and serve.

Tené Harris, culinary artist and owner of Sweet Beginnings Desserts, is telling her story in an amazing exhibit at the William Grant Still Art Center in Los Angeles. This exhibit – open thru November 21, 2015 – tells her culinary story with photographs, letters, recipes and video of her great great grandparents, great great aunt, and much more. Continue reading

Sassy Mamas sizzles and cooks too

Vanessa Paul

Vanessa Paul

Vanessa Paul is one sassy mama.

She’s got true wit, beauty, intellect, passion – and she’s got a stage production opening in Los Angeles on February 13, 2015 called Sassy Mamas that is playful, brazen and oh so sassy!

So what makes this production sassy? In three words: unadulterated, female, fearlessness. Continue reading

Red, white and “que”

Get your que on captionIt’s summertime in the City.

From now until Labor Day (September 1st for my international readers) it feels as if we have just entered one big, carefree summer  holiday season.

The 4th of July kicks off  the season as America pauses to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence from Great Britain with fun, fireworks and food.

Summer also signals the barbeque season.  It’s the time of year we love to get our “que” on whether it’s Memphis, North Carolina, Kansas City or Texas style. Continue reading

Talking food and other good stuff with KJLH Radio Personality Tammi Mac

Tammi Mac

Tammi Mac, KJLH Radio Personality

Los Angeles is my home town.

It’s a city of lights, camera, action and food.  Local radio personality Tammi Mac has been involved in them all. Each weekday she graces the airwaves of Stevie Wonder’s 102.3 KJLH Radio station from 4-8 p.m. with humor, style and down home relatability.  She shares that time block with co-host Don Amiche. Continue reading