Laced Up: Gilroy Garlic Festival

Nothing reminds me more of summer than festivals, food, and sunny warm days. The Gilroy Garlic Festival is something that I have been attending for years and this year did not disappoint! My pro tip to any perspective attendees is to go early and leave early, this festival gets very busy at peak times and…

Fatlace Approved: Boba Guys

I’m starting a new project this summer highlighting my favorite local businesses by launching a new “Fatlace Approved” program. Not only will the business receive a Fatlace seal of approval, but a write up as well explaining why I like this place. Yelp is an ok resource to figure out where to eat, but I don’t think…

The 6-Hour Wait For BBQ

Aside from its infamous brisket, Franklin’s in Austin is known for an obnoxiously long line. Like, long enough to have its own Twitter (@FranklinBBQLine) kinda long. Like, I got there hungover, ate breakfast tacos, took a nap, wrote some emails and still hadn’t even moved kinda long. Like… five hours minimum kinda long. You’re thinking:…

LESSONS AT 33

I am fresh off of birthday week and a trip to New York. I am home, in warmer weather, and grateful for the change in seasons, friendship, good food, and long walks. For the first time in a long time I felt off the grid. So much of my travel has transpired over the internet…

LA FOOD AND WINE

Last Friday night I was given the opportunity to have free food and drink, underneath the stars, right next to an architectural masterpiece. Ok, that was real dramatic, but last Friday I did end up at the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival on Grand Ave next to the Disney Concert Hall. And yes, there…

KTOWN NIGHT MARKET

Last weekend I made the trek down to the OC. The traffic from my area was brutal, but the reward at the end of it was worth it. Because food. I came down to check out the second and final night of the KTown Night Market at the Angels Stadium. After an overwhelming attendance at…

PAC NORTHWEST: PHOTO DUMP

I’m back in LA. After a 24 hour recovery period from my vacation, I bring you my Pac Northwest photo dump AKA the photos that didn’t make it on my previous recaps, AKA food and crap. Enjoy. From Portland: Of course I had to do the Voodoo thing. I had the Portland cream donut and…

TASTEMAKERS: CHRIS OH

A new breed of cool has surfaced and it’s not in an industry you would have expected. The leaders of the new cool bring people together in dialogue, set trends in social media, and create content for our counterparts in the media world. Who has this much clout that you didn’t know about? It isn’t…