by Risa Nye Ichi Sushi’s husband-and-wife co-owners Tim and Erin Archuleta began their courtship with bubbly and bivalves back in 2004. As Erin likes to say, they fell in love over oysters. A couple of years and many oysters later, Tim and Erin launched a successful sushi catering business—which led to the opening of Ichi […]
By Risa Nye Labor Day weekend, 2017. Once again, into the San Juan mountains for several days of sitting in the dark watching movies. The 44th Telluride Film Festival began with the usual excitement and buzz, mixed with the uncertainty of what was to come. Some folks already had the inside scoop about screenings, but […]
Dear Friends, There’s an art to writing well – about food, film, or anything else that sparks a person’s passion. For Jonathan Gold, it’s the cafes, restaurants and food trucks, the sights, sounds and people of Los Angeles that inspire. The only food critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, the popular writer serves as the […]
by Risa Nye March 14 is π Day. You remember π (Pi) right? (Hint: It’s the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. For any circle, dividing its circumference by its diameter will give you exactly the same number every time: 3.14159…, π. Last year π enthusiasts were very excited to be able to […]
by Risa Nye Two things drew me to visit Spirit Works Distillery in Sebastopol: They serenade their barrels with music, and they have an all-female distillery team. Unusual on both counts, it was worth a trip out of town to get a closer look at the operation. As a bonus, getting there provided a scenic […]
by Risa Nye Last January I made my rookie appearance at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. To say it was overwhelming would be an understatement.