Ask The Chef

Chef Andrew Gruel savoring a New Jersey style Pizza

Sunday afternoon is the annual celebration of the “Big Game” being hosted in Tampa. “Big Game” snacks worthy of the occasion (this year probably celebrated at home) are a must. Chef Andrew shares a few inspired ideas beyond the expected guacamole. Continue reading

Valley Bagel Boss

Trevor Faris of Hanks Bagels

We’re bagel obsessed in Southern California so a new, independent bagel shop really needs to stand out. Hank’s Bagels (Hank’s…a deli of sorts) is the creation of Chef Trevor Faris and the original, tiny Burbank location opened without fanfare in late 2019. Chef Travis joins us with the bagel briefing. Continue reading

Five Spice Old Fashioned

Five Spice Old Fashioned Cocktail by Nancy Chen

Check out this cocktail recipe for a Five Spice Old Fashioned from guest Nancy Chen’s 101 Amazing Uses for Cinnamon Continue reading