notes about this website.


Hello darlings! If you’re new to Love of Taste, welcome.  If you’ve been around a while, thank you for your support all these years! You  may have noticed a few changes around here – what was once solely a food blog has now become grown to encompass many of the other facets of my life […]

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so long, sweet summer.


The calendar says summer is over, but if the weather here in Northern California has anything to say about it, there are no cute fall boots or cozy sweaters in sight for us just yet. Soak up the sunshine while it’s still plentiful, grab yourself an ice cold beverage, then pop on over to these […]

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love of travel | a guide to austin, texas


Austin is one of the country’s most happening cities, so we asked a local entrepreneur, Sara-Mai Conway of Resolute Fitness, to give us the inside scoop on ATX!

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have a great weekend.


  What are you up to this weekend? I’m about to jump on a plane to Austin to visit my sister and her brand new baby, Selena! I’ve never been to Austin before, so if you have any suggestions of “must-sees” (assuming I’ll have at least a few hours of free time in Austin), leave them […]

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j’adore le sud-ouest.


With my parents living in Honolulu and my husband’s parents living in France, I consider myself super lucky that a visit to either “home” is never a bad thing. Not only do my hub’s parents live in France, but they live in the Southwest – home to some of the most pristine countryside I’ve ever […]

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it’s friday!


Happy Friday, dear readers! I can’t believe we’re already in the second week of September – it still feels like summer here, so I’m taking advantage of the lingering warmth to enjoy poolside cocktails and the ability to wear summer dresses as long as I can.  If you’re hanging on to this season like I […]

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obrigada, brasil!

brazilian bowl

Before we begin, I want to state that I’ve referred to this as a “Brazilian Bowl” because it’s inspired by one of the dishes from Sage Organic Vegan Bistro in Los Angeles. Sage’s lunch menu lists the Brazilian Bowl as “kale, black beans, plantain, guacamole, jalapeño, pico de gallo, leeks and crimini mushroom, served with rice or […]

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slaying the dragonfruit: the pitaya bowl

pitaya bowl 1

Move over, açaí  – there’s a new superfruit in town! Over the past decade or so, the antioxidant-rich açaí berry has found a regular place on the menus of health-food cafes all over the country, used in smoothies and as a base for fruit-topped açaí bowls. But the Dragon Fruit, a tropical fruit native to Central and South America […]

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