• Food and Recipes April 28, 2022 8:32 pm

    Chef Todd Fisher Stays True to California with a Modern Sustainable Touch

    Celebrated Chef Todd Fisher has a new home in the heart of Carmel Valley, Bear and Flag Roadside Restaurant, serving fresh eats, beer, and wine. Chef Todd is staying true to local sustainability by utilizing meat and produce from neighboring farms. He’s cooking up one of his best sellers, the Vegan Rainbow Bowl and California Live’s Ross Thomas is right...

  • Food and Recipes April 27, 2022 8:48 pm

    Clean and Green California Cuisine with Chef Michael Rotondo

    California Live’s Ross Thomas heads for the coast to meet with Coastal Kitchen’s Executive Chef, Michael Rotondo, at the Monterey Plaza Hotel for a sustainable cooking demonstration. Chef Michael shares and breaks down his recipe for local Black Cod; made easy for anyone to try at home. The Black Cod used has been caught locally in the Monterey Bay. Recipe...

  • Food and Recipes March 18, 2022 3:50 pm

    Corned Beef and Cabbage with a Twist

    California Live’s Jessica Vilchis and Amber Pfister are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in traditional Irish style – beer, bagpipes, and (American) Irish cuisine. Joining them at Muldoon’s Irish Pub in Newport Beach is Lifestyle Expert, Chef Jamie Gwen who has cooking tips for a modern, easy-to-do version of corned beef and cabbage. Tune in to learn how to make this...

  • Food and Recipes March 16, 2022 7:19 pm

    Franco Finn Takes Homemade Pizza to the Next Level

    California Live’s Malou meets the “Warrior Hype Man” and long-time friend, Franco Finn at Brewvino in San Francisco for a demonstration on how to take homemade pizza to the next level. Thinking outside of the box, Franco uses influences from different cultures in the area and fresh ingredients from seafood to al pastor pork and chorizo to create a myriad...

  • Food and Recipes February 24, 2022 10:37 pm

    Smoking Hot Tips with Pitmaster Matt Horn

    California Live’s Malou Nubla gets a tasty step-by-step lesson from Pitmaster, Matt Horn – owner of Horn Barbecue restaurant in Oakland. After years of developing his own barbecue style he calls West Coast Barbecue, Matt discusses his journey from farmer’s markets and pop-ups to Pitmaster.

  • Food and Recipes February 24, 2022 6:14 pm

    Tips on How to Elevate Cake Decorating

    California Live’s Malou Nubla goes behind the scenes at Miette Pâtisserie in the Ferry Building Market Place for an exclusive look at how their well-known ‘Tomboy’ cake gets its look. Miette bakers, Kenia and Lauren, show Malou how to elevate her décor skills and share the exclusive tips to decorating a multi-layered cake like a pro.

  • Food and Recipes February 17, 2022 6:42 pm

    Kimchi with a Kick!

    Gimjang season is a time of preparation and preservation of kimchi, the spicy Korean fermented vegetable dish. California Live’s Angela Sun gives us a taste of how it’s traditionally made.

  • Food and Recipes February 1, 2022 10:27 pm

    Healthy Sweet Treats for Valentine's Day

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Registered Dietitian and Wellness Expert, Ashley Reinke-Hawk has healthy treat options to make your Valentine’s sweet. California Live’s Malou Nubla chats with Ashley and her sister, Alyssa, as she demonstrates a few tasty recipes to make us all fall in love!

  • Food and Recipes January 27, 2022 12:08 am

    Heart-Shaped Pizza, Be Mine!

    We’re seeing nothing but hearts this Valentine’s Day! California Live’s Amber Pfister has found a hidden gem in the heart of Hollywood, L’antica Pizzeria da Michele. A beautifully quaint space reminiscent of an old Italian home with an intimate courtyard and a cozy fireplace. Owner, Francesco Zimone and Chef Michele Rubini join Amber to talk about the authentic dishes, including...

  • Food and Recipes January 25, 2022 9:09 pm

    Dine in Paradise at The Strand House

    A beachfront restaurant to make anyone feel like they are in paradise. The Strand House in Manhattan Beach offers New American fine dining, an extensive wine list amongst an array of signature adult beverages, as well as panoramic views of the Pacific. California Live’s Amber Pfister sits with Chef Craig Hopson to discuss the Coastal California Cuisine. For more info,...

  • Food and Recipes January 25, 2022 10:48 pm

    The Historic Tam O'Shanter

    California Live’s Paul Costabile gets an inside look at one of Walt Disney’s favorite spots, Tam O’Shanter. With its roots deeply set in Atwater Village, ‘The Tam’ has been family-owned for nearly a century. This Scottish Steakhouse shares its long history of tradition in theme and cuisine. It’s no surprise Disney and his team of Imagineers found the Tam O’Shanter...

  • Food and Recipes January 19, 2022 12:52 am

    Putting the Yum in Yummi Dumplings

    Dumplings are a common side dish, originating from China, that are an integral part of holidays and traditions. Today, they are enjoyed in a variety of ways by many cultures. California Live’s Angela Sun tours the Yummi Dumplings kitchen that brings fresh, high-quality dumplings to your door. With an extensive menu, Yummi Dumplings offers online ordering and has made this...

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