Kitchen Goodies

August 30, 2011

Kitcheni've been spending a lot more time in the kitchen lately. here are some fancy things i'd like to add to my kitchen.

1. joseph joseph peelers 2. ashes and milk dipped spoons 3. royal doulton tray
4. salt and pepper switch 5. opinel knife set 6. gold dot bowl

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Patisseraw

August 29, 2011

Patisserawi've been on a health kick lately and removing any added refined non natural sugars [among other things] out of my diet. i recently discovered these little bit size treats from patisseraw that i love. strawberry sublime is my favorite so far, it is made of a mixture of nuts, coconuts, agave, lemon, vanilla and strawberries. if you live in so-cal you can find them at some whole foods market.

PHOTO BY JCHONG

Christopher Bettig

August 25, 2011

jcrew_tmblr_2011_RM_rockcenteroh my, can't stop staring a this installation in jcrew [rockafeller center] by artist christopher bettig. check out more of christophers work at the moutain label

VIA JCREW

WANTED / Duvet

August 24, 2011

Duvetloving this simple striped duvet from unison.

PHOTO FROM UNISON

West Elm

August 18, 2011

WestElmcrate and barrel, cb2 and yes even ikea tend to be my go-to sources for simple home things, but over the last year west elm has started to add a lot of things i really love. besides beautiful products i've noticed a difference in their styling and branding. love it.

PHOTOS FROM WEST ELM

Weekend Highlights

August 17, 2011

bike ridebike ridebehind on blogging this week because i have jury duty. it is my first time and despite what everyone says about jury duty... i am actually enjoying my experience!

last weekend some friends and i took a bike ride from seal beach down to newport beach – it was good times and great scenery. lots of people out enjoying the last few bits of real summer!

PHOTOS BY JCHONG

They Draw and Cook!

August 16, 2011

theydrawandcookso cool! - a site dedicated to illustrated recipes! i could spend a few hours browsing they draw and cook they also have a sister site called they draw and travel.

TOP ILLUSTRATION BY KRISTIN JACKSON | MIDDLE LOGO FROM THEY DRAW AND COOK | BOTTOM ILLUSTRATION BY HANNAH CLARK

Art of the Menu

August 12, 2011

Art-of-the-Menubesides loving to dine out, i love it when i go to a great restaurant with a well designed space and menu. check out this new site from under considereation that documents the art of the menu.

one. la condessa designed by mucca two. schillerys designed by mucca three. the kickin chicken designed by fuzzco

IMAGES FROM THE ART OF THE MENU

Mochin + Baggu

August 11, 2011

Baggui love baggu's! especially their zip baggus [see how i used them on my asia trip here.] their zip baggus are great for traveling everything has a place. recently the city of long beach put a ban on plastic bags [YAY!] so people are encouraged even more to bring their own reusable bags. i try to keep a stash with me at all times but i think i am ready to add these to my collection. i love the new pattern designs by mochin.

PHOTOS FROM BAGGU

22,144

August 10, 2011

22144last year i took an amazing journey to southeast asia to teach and travel. i came back with lots of great memories and gigs of photos. i finally got a chance to compile it into a photo book and to my surprise it is actually listed as a staff pick on blurb.com. check it out!

PHOTOS AND DESIGN BY JCHONG

Wanted / Twinkle Toes

August 09, 2011

Twinkle-Toesas fall approaches, i think i probably need to step up my game with my flip flop all year wear. so i am in the market for some new shoes, don't these shoes from bhldn make you sparkle? they might look like my little niece could wear them too but cute for a fancy night out.

PHOTOS FROM BHLDN

Move. Eat. Learn.

August 08, 2011

if you follow my blog, you know besides design, i love to eat and travel. rick mereki, andrew lees and tim white got an amazing opportunity to travel the world to shoot three videos for sta australia. be sure to check out the other videos. move. eat. learn.
now i am ready for my next adventure!

VIDEO BY RICK MEREKI AND TIM WHITE via BONNIE TSANG TWITTER

Elon Schoenholz

August 05, 2011

schoenholzlast weekend while my sister was here we spent a good four to five hours eating and checking out all the lovely art and crafts at unique la. i did make a sharp turn to check out the photos of elon schoenholz.

elon: do you like trees?
me: well i like photography and trees. why?
elon: you're the first person who seemed to stop their tracks just to check out trees.

i do love the way elon captured the trees, funny thing is his first name means 'tree' in hebrew and last name means 'beautiful wood' in german. check out his prints on etsy.

PHOTOS BY ELON SCHOENHOLZ

Carl Kleiner

August 04, 2011

CarlKleinerlovely work by carl kleiner, love the shapes and colors.

ART BY CARL KLEINER

WhisknLadle

August 03, 2011


since i was in san deigo, i didn't want to miss the opportunity to dine at whisknladle again. sarah and i had such a wonderful experience there i wanted to take my sister and some other san diego friends. this time for dinner. we were not disappointed. to start us off we got the cutting board (cured meats, cheese, spreads, and pickles), flat bread, bone marrow, and scallops [i know some starters right, but we wanted to try so many things!] the favorite among the table was the flat bread and scallops but everything was so good. the flat bread was super super thin, like a thin tortilla chip topped with heirloom tomatoes, some sort of corn puree, and well it was pretty freaking amazing.

for dinner we ordered the summer salad, squid ink linguine, and the hanger steak. every dish was well prepared, fresh and best of all delicious. now, lets take moment to admire this hanger steak. hello happiness!

for dessert [not pictured] we ordered the stone fruit pie with sweet corn ice cream and the jojo cookie plate. our tummies left happy to say the least.

there are many things i love about whisknladle, besides the food, the ambiance is great. i love every bit of sunshine i can get, so their outdoor patio seating is wonderful. it's fine dining without the fluff. although i've only dine there a few times their staff never disappoints, they are knowledgeable, friendly and i even think they all share a passion for food. if your ever in the san diego area - be sure to check them out! - next up for me is their sister restaurant prep kitchen!

My Lovely Sister

August 02, 2011

Tiffany in San DiegoTiffany in San Diegoi had a wonderful few days with my sister, i wish she lived closer so we could hang out more. here are a few pictures we took around balboa park in san diego, the weather was perfect.

PHOTOS BY JCHONG

A for August

August 01, 2011

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a for august!? seriously... where did july go, or the summer.. or the year for that matter. hope you all had a good weekend, my sister is still visiting so i will post the weekend highlights later this week. happy monday!

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