Wednesday, February 27, 2013

On Blue Suede Shoes

Isabel Marant lo-top Bobby wedge sneaker in hot blue
On the eve of my monthly payday, I am itching for some sha-sha-sha shopping.  Spring is prematurely in the Los Angeles air, Topshop just opened at the Grove, and my closet is looking way too full of black these days--I am ready for some retail! What tops the must-have-shopping list but a brand new pair of kicks.

Friday, February 22, 2013

On the Embellished Caesar

Typical caesar salads tend not to do it for me, but if you add embellishments to this culinary classic--the results can be quite delightful. I take the typical caesar and give it a good dousing of lemon, add hard boiled eggs, avocado, and corn.  Sometimes I will substitute kale (well massaged) for the lettuce base and go big and make peppery homemade croutons.  Today I had an embellished caesar for lunch. With an Arnold Palmer, it was perfection.