5 Holiday Host and Hostess Gifts

It’s always nice to arrive to a holiday party with a gift for the host or hostess. Here are 5 gifts to bring to a party that will put a smile on anyone’s face. For the Chocolate Lover – Give a Box of Chocodiem – For a sweet gift, order a holiday Chocodiem Gift Box….

The Culinary Quilt at Grand Central Market

When I was invited to the historic Grand Central Market (GCM) in Los Angeles to preview their new cookbook – The Grand Central Market Cuisine and Culture from Downtown Los Angeles, I first rode the 116 year old Angels Flight funicular located directly across the street at 361 S. Hill Street. Known as the world’s shortest…

More Than Just a PB&J sandwich

In 1917 peanut butter makers Ray and Blanche Magee made their debut at the Grand Central Market, selling high quality nut butters. Soon it became a culinary sensation and they moved in 1934 to the new original Farmers Market along Fairfax and 3rd. With the celebration of Grand Central Market’s 100 anniversary, Christopher Farber, Grand…