In my mind I had several posts ready to go: a cookie recipe, another restaurant in my neighborhood of Kearny Mesa, a food delivery service and some random food stuffs. But I didn't have the heart, at least this week, to do a post on them. Instead I shifted through photos and found random donut... Continue Reading →
One of the things I hear the most often from my friends who have homes is the need to find a dependable person to do the small things around the place. Installing sinks, fixing light fixtures, building a fence – you know, the ongoing to-do list that comes with owning and wanting to constantly improve... Continue Reading →
Things are busy here at the Horn household. Aside from renovating, packing and prepping for our move, we’re also trying to wrangle putting out a comic. Yes, you read that right, a comic. The semi-autobiographical comic is written by me with art by Paul and entitled The Girl with the Donut Tattoo. You may have... Continue Reading →
Starting on July 1, foie gras will be banned from California. While some people are actively protesting it or supporting it, there’s no doubt that the ban has sparked a statewide interest in this delicacy. Foie gras parties are being discussed and restaurants are pulling out all the stops, hoping to attract some eager/curious taste... Continue Reading →
It was either the dryness of the desert or the food hangover from the night before, but whatever you do, never EVER call the beignets at Bouchon Bakery a donut hole.
My fascination with donuts is a love-hate relationship. I love to eat them but I have never made them, fearing the long process it takes. My love for them has spawned an entire page in my journal what kind of donuts I would serve if I had my shop. Donut necklace anyone? But my fear... Continue Reading →
Questions that often haunt my thoughts when visiting Los Angeles are whether the glittery, moist people in Beverly Hills put their pants one leg at a time? Or lose socks in the dryer? Or have bad hair days? Or even, do they eat donuts?I don't have answers for the first three questions, although I question... Continue Reading →