Bringing Bud Into the Mix: A Cannabis-Infused Culinary Experience with ‘Chef for Higher’

image (1)Momma always said, “Eat your greens”. And though we usually avoid taking her advice, this year we complied. In honor of 4/20, the highly revered unofficial holiday praising everyone’s favorite green plant, pot, we indulged in a night of edibles and edification. Continue reading “Bringing Bud Into the Mix: A Cannabis-Infused Culinary Experience with ‘Chef for Higher’”

Invading Places – When Dashing Dinners Meet Ridiculous Real Estate

DSC_1050What do you get when you mix a remarkable meal with a stranger’s magical maison? PlaceInvaders of course!

PlaceInvaders is a one-of-a-kind secret supper club popping up in random residences across America.

In 2014, Katie Smith-Adair and Hagan Blount, two travel and food enthusiasts, combined their love of these two things launching this special project. Their first takeover was in a small, but stunning taxidermy-filled apartment in New York City’s burgeoning, Lower East Side.

With some trials and tribulations along the way, there was much to be learned, but also many friends and memories to be made. Katie and Hagan have now hosted 111 individual events throughout 12 cities, since, and they aren’t stopping any time soon. Continue reading “Invading Places – When Dashing Dinners Meet Ridiculous Real Estate”

Eating is Knowing – A Feast of New Friends, Food & Fabulousness

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(Photo: Liam Quigley)

When you encounter a night of fabulous food, fun and new friends, it’s pretty much like winning the lottery. But when it’s put together by food design enthusiast Misha Volf and curious chef extraordinaire Aimee Hunter, we’re talking about a whole new level of things!

Upon first learning about this experience and writing about it, I really didn’t know what to expect, I just knew it was going to be an unforgettable night… and that it was. Continue reading “Eating is Knowing – A Feast of New Friends, Food & Fabulousness”