The new hot trend in chocolate is all about the startup and artisan chocolatier. There are literally thousands of specialty creators throughout the country offering everything from organic to free trade to gourmet, with cool, unexpected flavors.
LA-native, TV actress and entrepreneur LisaRaye McCoy is the ultra-cool star of VH1's romantic comedy series, Single Ladies. But never mind a killer TV career and her own fashion and beauty lines -- she's also got great taste, too.
With totally unexpected (and amazing!) flavors like strawberry ricotta, Tennessee whiskey and french toast, artisan ice cream is a cool way to break away from the traditional, and incorporate a little fun into summertime desserts of all kinds.
STK restaurant in L.A.'s West Hollywood area is a favorite spot for dinner or drinks. This past week, we caught up with head Chef David Michael Gussin for his five favorite things. Not only can he cook, but he also has great taste!