I am the Senior Interactive Producer for KQED's online Food properties. I have designed and produced food-related websites and blogs for KQED including Bay Area Bites; Check, Please! Bay Area; Jacques Pepin's websites; Weir Cooking in the City and KQED Food. When I am not creating and managing food websites I am taking photos of Bay Area Life and designing online navigation systems. My professional education and training includes: clinical psychology, photography, commercial cooking, web design, information architecture and UX. You can find me engaged in social media on Twitter @bayareabites and on Facebook at Bay Area Bites. I can also be found photoblogging at look2remember.
Throwing a terrifying Halloween bash? Getting ghastly with friends? Seeking deliciously creepy (and cute) treats to hand out? If you are looking to get your scary on, check out this spooktacular array of eerily awesome treats.
Check, Please! Bay Area looks back at restaurants with a flair for the familiar flavors of comfort food. A culinary roadtrip takes you to Central Market in Petaluma, farmerbrown in San Francisco and TrueBurger in Oakland.
This episode reviews a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu in Redwood City, and a spot serving up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.
Restaurants reviewed: A Caribbean oasis in Oakland that blends Jamaican and California flavors, a spot preparing simply-prepared fresh-food in sustainable surroundings in San Mateo, and a San Francisco restaurant with a Cal-Indian menu that combines classical French cooking techniques with fresh local ingredients.