A couple months ago, my husband, Alex, was drumming with a talented vocalist and guitar player, Johanna Chase. So when CBS assigned me a story on the top female musicians in LA, she immediately came to my mind. Then her PR rep saw the article and contacted me regarding an upcoming benefit show she is participating in. The more I learned about it, the more I fell in love with this amazing event – Beatles on Ukulele: The 50 Greatest Hits, a J/P HRO Benefit.
Having just moved from the East Coast to the West Coast about 2 weeks ago, I was devastated by the recent happenings of Hurricane Sandy back home. I am grateful my family and friends are safe, but my heart goes out to all those affected in CT, NY, and NJ especially. As a Hartford Restaurant examiner, I wrote a recent post regarding dining establishments in the state, post-Sandy, which can be seen here.
It’s about that time of year when all of New England comes together for one of the country’s largest fairs: The Big E! I personally had never been prior to last year, but it was…interesting…to say the least. Here’s my guide to The Big E!
Summer may be over but there’s still plenty of time left for ice cream season. As a recently popular bumper sticker proclaims, “you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing.” Click here for my picks for best ice cream!
If you’re a fan of the Cooking Channel, perhaps you have tuned in to the show Extra Virgin. I wrote this piece on Olive Oil for the show’s blog, Under the Tuscan Gun. Trust me, there’s a LOT you don’t know about Olive Oil… check it out.