Lazy Bitch: How to Build A Cheese Plate

Sunday, March 6, 2016 2 No tags 0

I kicked off my new Lazy Bitch video series with…cheese! This series is all about keeping it easy but never basic; minimal effort for maximum results. So, I called on my friend Lydia Clarke from DTLA Cheese to give us all a few pro tips on how to approach putting together a cheese plate, how to cut cheese for serving (always a tough one for me!), how to present it, how to store leftovers properly, and so much more. There’s a lot of info and talk about details, but they are just helpful basics that make something that’s already easy, even easier. When it comes down to it,  there’s just cheese, dried fruit, honey, crackers and nuts on a wood board. But damn it looks good, right? Lazy Bitch approved.

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AND I give you some of my favorite wine tips for cheese pairing (hint: white wine, not red). Watch the full video here!

Lipstick That Won’t Get On Your Wine Glass

Thursday, March 3, 2016 0 No tags 1

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Lipstick smudges all up on your wine glass is just gross. That’s why I didn’t wear lip color for a long time. But, then the Lime Crime Velvetines entered my life a few years ago and problem solved! After the color sets, it stays completely put. There are a handful of liquid to matte lip colors now (ahem Lip Kit by Kylie) but the Velvetines are OG. And they have so many vivid, saturated colors – this one is Pink Velvet. Obsessed.

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Pizza Wine

Monday, February 15, 2016 0 No tags 0

Pizza and Lambrusco

A little pizza and ‘brusco, one of my favorite pairs. Whether it’s a simple slice of cheese or a meat-studded pie, Lambrusco’s chilled bubbles and red fruit are pizza’s perfect fun and refreshing match. Some of my go-to $20 and under Lambrusco picks are from: Saetti, Chiarli, Bini, Donati, Medici Ermete, Rinaldini, and this new-to-me light and bright number from Paltrinieri.

PS- a great alternative is Campania’s Gragnano, the Lambrusco of the south (aka Pizza Cola). Give it a try if you see it!

Whitney Wine Crawl

Saturday, February 13, 2016 0 No tags 0

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I’m so excited to be hosting the very first Whitney Wine Crawl and we’re hitting up some of my favorite wine spots in LA. We’ll start at Domaine LA for a bubbly flight and then head to Bar Bandini for a glass of something great. We’ll end the night with more wine (duh) and dinner at Button Mash. All wines will be selected by me – my way of sharing what I love and hopefully exposing you to some new wine territory. And I’ll be crawling with you, explaining what we’re drinking, giving you spontaneous wine quizzes (with prizes!), and hanging out!

More details and tickets here.