Mango Chamoy Paletas (Mexican Fruit Popsicles)

One of my favorite things about summer is ice cream. And there’s no better way to wrap up a long, hot work week than to treat yo’self with some! So last Friday, I bought myself a Mexican frozen treat: a single serving paleta. Popsicles made of fresh fruit and flavors, Mexican popsicles are sold at […]

best southern bbq in los angeles

Local Eats: JR’s Barbeque Los Angeles

Everyone living in LA has a strong opinion on which restaurant has the best southern BBQ in Los Angeles. JR’s BBQ in Culver City is one of the places I go to on a repeat basis for Memphis-style barbecue. Disclaimer: I’ve never been to Tennessee, so I can’t compare JR’s to the real thing. What […]

Easy Grilling Recipes

8 Easy Grilling Recipes to Try this Summer

For many Americans, BBQ is life. Especially in certain regions throughout the Southern and Midwestern United States, the art of grilling is almost a religion. Similarly, in California, barbecuing is always a great idea. Now that summer is almost here, it’s time to fire up those grills. Whether you’re feeding a crowd or simply cooking […]

Spicy Guacamole Recipe

Easy Homemade Spicy Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole goes with everything. Mexican food, burgers, eggs, even salads. When I go out to eat and there’s an option to add avocado or guacamole I always accept the extra charge. Avocado is a surprisingly delicious, creamy replacement for dairy in most savory dishes. I try to use it wherever I used to eat cheese in […]