…another delicious rice tumeric porridge with fresh greens at Atwater Village artist-run cafe Thank You F..
…is a very occasional (open one day every few weeks 10am-2pm and 10pm-2am) very underground (garage) very small (one car space) artist project in the Westlake neighborhood of LA – which we finally had the chance to visit today – with a new installation, furniture, lighting, concept (raw red meat on the cafe tables and ..
…always tastes better, where we are preparing for the installation of the traveling Domestic Integrities rug at the Berkeley Art Museum as a part of The Possible curated by artist Dav..
…this morning included tomatoes (!) and peppers (!!) ripened in our recent unseasonably warm temps (and drought thanks to our Ridiculously Resilient Ridge while the Eastern and Midwestern US struggles with their Polar Vortex) in addition to the squashes, lemons and nasturtiums you might expect finding in an LA garden this tim..
…is the name of the new-to-me but year-old artist-run Atwater Village eating establishment just off the beaten path zone of Glendale Boulevard bustle where I was lead yesterday by friends Luke & Sarah (after running into them at the farmers market, they are guides to good things, so I always follow them) where we had my ..
…including pickles, jams, marmalades, and sauces coming from the garden are being prepared for a big shipment to the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis for the ..
…from my usual recipe was baked in a special Mildred’s Lane pan for yesterday’s Fourth of Ju..
…from the vegetable garden on my underground garage (where they are safe from the burrowing creatures that can devour an entire garden in days) are the satisfying culmination to a long story that started with a live-in assistant/gardener who started them from seed in the ear..
…one of my favorite local food places in Minneapolis-St. Paul, bringing my writer friend Michael Pollan and food/garden story hero (‘Second Nature‘ was a big inspiration in my early gardening days) for a taste of the city – and an interview to be published soon on the Walker Art Center website – while passing through ..
…that consumed me – and I consumed so many of – during my summer chapter of Domestic Integrities at Pollinaria, and now just wishful little buds that I won’t be around to taste in a f..
…here at Pollinaria – the farm west of Pescara where Domestic Integrities E01 is being developed through four seasons – has just finished today, exactly as we are returning for the fall cycle of the project…but at least we managed to scavenge a few beautiful purple bunches left behind on the vine a..
…somehow overlooked by the gorging birds was today’s harvest from the tree I planted in my yard eight years a..
…gathered from the garden out my kitchen window is one of the things I missed most being away last month, and today a windfall that will be canned after we’ve had our fill of it fresh….making room for tomorrow’..
…surprised us hungry bikers – on my first night in town preparing for 2013 projects at the Walker Art Center – with a delicious organic meal prepared and served from their tricked out bus/kitchen parked in a beautiful wild community garden (with bees and and rain garden) occupying a previously vacant lot just south of ..
…is striking on these hot summer midday lunches slicing up big fat juicy warm tomatoes with a bit of salt and olive oil on homemade bread after trips to farmers markets in Campbell, Los Gatos, Saratoga (where I am in residence for a f..
…we shared at the end of our meal last night (which also happened to fall on Julia Child’s 100th birthday, marked by the restaurant with a special menu) was agreed among all at the table to be a mind blowing revelation of ripe fruit perfection – begging the question to yourself ‘have I ever really ..
…is the name of Kevin West’s canning, jamming, culinary endeavor and if you’re lucky enough to have him over for a meal, he’ll even bring you some of his preserved creations, which we are still enjoying (apricot & lemon) spread on our fresh spelt bread every morning while in the Bay Area woods on a ..
…brought together various visiting Euro friends and new L.A. friends – the day before I depart for four months mostly away from home – finally making use of the long garden table under the California walnut tree with tree stump seating provided by last year’s dear departed carob tree – dining almost exclusively on today’s ..
…(my favorite variety by far) seeds from last years squash were casually seeded all over the garden this winter, producing this summer’s crazy scrambling vines which are gratefully taking over large parts of the garden – especially the newly established area under what was the carob tree – now focused on Jed Ceasar’s sculpture (this ..
…came this morning with the latest weekly photos by local photographer Andras Kare – from Blood Mountain Foundation – taken just yesterday during a mega-weeding session, showing some green progress including horizontally and vertically sprawling squash. (webpage ..