The other day I went to the farmer’s market in Santa Monica and spent some time talking to Jack Bezian of Bezian’s Bakery, the home of Los Angeles Sourdough. I say “spent some time” which makes it sound like twenty minutes or so, but the truth is I must have talked to him for a […]
Archives for March 2009
I am pretty proud of my garden so far this year. Kate and I planted a bunch of stuff back in January: lettuce, thyme, mint, dandelion, shallots, garlic, onion, peas, dill, and fennel. I had a number of things still growing from last year: potatoes, rosemary, oregano, sage, lemon balm, strawberries, Meyer lemons, limes, blood oranges, and sorrel.
Ayala’s Herbal Water is hands down the best tasting water I’ve ever had. ‘ve never tasted anything remotely like this water. It’s like drinking tea or wine: very flavorful and multifaceted.
At the same time, it’s very subtle. Ayala’s Herbal Water doesn’t knock you over with heavy-handed flavors, nor is it sweetened like most flavored waters on the market.
Almost every Saturday Kate and I go to the farmer’s market in Santa Monica and eat raw oysters on the half shell. The oysters from Carlsbad Aquafarm are so fresh (just harvested a few hours before) and unbelievably delicious. We are so lucky to live in Los Angeles and be able to eat fresh oysters for breakfast at the farmer’s market.