Ask The Chef

Chef Andrew Gruel of the Slapfish Restaurant Group

It’s the height of Holiday cooking time and Chef Andrew is here to help. He offers a few more genuinely useful Holiday Cooking Tips to make life a bit easier in your active kitchen. Continue reading

Goin' Loco!

Vida Virgillito of the Gone Lock Spicy Food Truck

The city-wide inaugural Long Beach Black Restaurant Week starts this Saturday. A participating food truck is Chef Vida Virgillito’s Gone Loco Spicy Food Truck. It’s the first certified rolling grill in Long Beach that features a menu of all spicy foods. Chef Vida takes a break from the rolling grill and joins us with spatula in hand.
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Blooming Saffron

Saffron Tea and Simple Syrup

Learn how to make Mediterranean style tea in this recipe from the new cookbooklet, Saffron by Emily Brooke Sandor and Christina Xenos. Continue reading