See & Savor with Maia McDonald

October 31, 2012

today i have maia mcdonald from conundrum here to share her version of see & savor. maia was one of the first pinners i had met and we instantly had lots to talk about. she's got a ton of energy and so much fun to be around.

what do you want to see?
This is so hard because there a million places I want to go and it seems like every week my "need to visit" travel list changes. Pinterest is the main culprit for causing major wanderlust. Recently saw this image of a Belgian cafe and it reminded me of when I was taking the train from The Netherlands to France and had a few hours to spare in Belgium. I barely got a taste of what the country had to offer and would love to go back and spend more time in their cafes.

what would you want to savor while your there?
Definitely plenty of their Moules Frites, such a stunning combination of deliciousness.

where have you been that you think everyone should see & savor?
Thailand is a must! I visited when I was 19 and can't wait to go back, it's actually at the top of the honeymoon list for my fiancé and I. There were 2 dishes in particular that really stick in my mind, one was a tabletop bbq, where we grilled our own meat and vegetables and the juices dropped into a delicious soup. The 2nd was the best cashew chicken I've ever had, I've tried numerous times to find the dish at Thai restaurants in the states that live up to it and haven't been successful yet.

SEE PHOTO VIA HERE | SAVOR PHOTO BY NICOLE FRANZEN | PORTRAIT BY JENNIFER YOUNG | LAYOUT BY JCHONG STUDIO

See & Savor with Jonathan Lo

October 29, 2012

now boarding jonathan lo from happy mundane! if you follow me on twitter or instagram you've probably see jonathan pop up on my feed. jonathan has been a huge mentor and inspiration to me. he is all sorts of awesomeness besides running happy mundane, he also owns j3 productions (that publishes the zine at your leisure i posted about last month) so glad to have him sharing what he'd like to see & savor.

Instagram Love + Kukka

October 25, 2012

some of my favorite instagrammers are from japan – and since i was visiting i thought it would be appropriate for me to share one of my favorite japanese instagrammers.

PHOTOS BY KUKKA | LAYOUT BY JCHONG STUDIO
+ YOU CAN ALSO FIND MY INSTAGRAM SNAPSHOTS @JCHONGSTUDIO +

See & Savor with Jeanne Chan

October 24, 2012

today we have jeanne chan from shop sweet things. she is smart, got tons of style and she is one of the sweetest ladies i know! her site shop sweet things is filled with beautiful things and she even shares her sweet picks under $20 each week. and lets all give jeanne a big congrats as she is expecting baby number two soon!

what do you want to see? I would love to visit Seoul, South Korea.

what would you want to savor while your there? I would love to experience their street food, especially their spicy kimchi soup. I heard it's unlike any kimchi soup served in the U.S.

where have you been that you think everyone should see & savor? I think everyone should visit Venice, Italy at least once in their lifetime. Such an unique and beautiful city! I had my first squid ink pasta there. It was prepared simply with garlic and olive oil, yet the flavor and texture were so delicious and authentic! It's been three years now and I still remember that dish in my mouth.

SEE & SAVOR PHOTO BY RICK POON | LAYOUT BY JCHONG STUDIO

Pumpkin Paleo Granola

October 23, 2012

one of my favorite things about fall is pumpkin. i'm a big fan of everything pumpkin. pumpkin latte, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin cupcakes, pumpkin pie.. the list goes on. so when i was reading sprouted kitchens cookbook i was inspired by sara's pumpkin pecan granola. decided to create my own paleo friendly version and i think it turned out pretty great. for those of you who follow paleo or just avoiding grains, i think you will like this recipe too!

See & Savor with Justina Blakeney

October 22, 2012

it's no secret that i will travel for food, so while i am out on vacation i have a few friends who will be stopping by to share with you somewhere they want to see and savor.
See and Savor with Justina Blakeney / Jennifer Chong
today we are checking in with designer and lifestyle blogger, justina blakeney. i had the pleasure of meeting justina earlier this year and she was just a joy to be around. she has got this great bold and bohemian style you can learn more about her on her blog at blog.justinablakeney.com

what do you want to see? istanbul
what would you want to savor while your there? lentil soup
where have you been that you think everyone should see & savor? livorno, italy try their caciucco stew

SEE PHOTO BY JUSTINA BLAKENEY | SAVOR PHOTO BY FOOD BLOG AND THE DOG | LAYOUT BY JCHONG STUDIO>

Vacation!

October 19, 2012

hi! the time has finally come, i am off on vacation to japan and taiwan for a few weeks. i have a few post scheduled and even a few guest stopping by. be sure to follow me on instagram at @jchongstudio or twitter for my on the go travel updates!

PHOTOS BY JCHONG STUDIO via IPHONE

Instagram Love + Ida Laerke

October 18, 2012

Instagram Love + Ida Laerke / Jennifer Chong
ida laerke from copenhagen has a beautiful stream of instagram images. she has has these well composed images and every now and then some fun and quirky self portraits. follow her at @idalaerke

PHOTOS BY IDA LAERKE | LAYOUT BY JCHONG STUDIO
+ YOU CAN ALSO FIND MY INSTAGRAM SNAPSHOTS @JCHONGSTUDIO +

Target!

October 17, 2012

Target at 50 / Jennifer ChongTarget at 50 / Jennifer Chong
if you follow me on instagram or twitter you've probably seen a few things about target! i am excited to share that i was invited to be apart of target's inner circle, which means i'll be able to bring you the inside scoop and exclusive coverage on what's happening with target!

Fall Inspired Roast Chicken

October 16, 2012

Fall Inspired Roast Chicken / Jennifer Chong
earlier this month i finally got around to roasting some chicken i got from primal pastures. it was a hot weekend in so-cal and the oven temperatures didn't help the heat in my home but i really did enjoy making this. it was my first time butterflying a chicken but it was pretty easy!

Instagram Love + Trish Papadakos

October 11, 2012

trish papdakos has a beautiful collection of instagrams and also a wonderful eye for design. i love the rustic and vintage feel of all her photos, follow her @trishpapadakos.

PHOTOS BY TRISH PAPADAKOS | LAYOUT BY JCHONG STUDIO
+ YOU CAN ALSO FIND MY INSTAGRAM SNAPSHOTS @JCHONGSTUDIO +

Poketo & Kate Bingaman Burt

October 09, 2012


love this beautiful collaboration between poketo and kate bingaman burt. kate has such a wonderful whimsical illustrative style excited to put these tea towels to use! get yours on the poketo site today!




PHOTOS BY POKETO

October Round Up

October 08, 2012

October Round up for Anthropologie / Jennifer Chong
it's october and time to share some of the favorite things i've been pinning over on anthropologie's pinterest board. we are quickly approaching the holidays so this month i am taking it easy and trying to get some needed rest and relaxation. i've got some baking and quiet time on the agenda how about you? be sure to also follow the board here.

1. THROUGH THE WILDERNESS BY HELLO MR FOX   •  2. HOME AT 7 DINNER AT 8   •   3. CRINKLED MINI BAKER   •   4. WATTLE SCOOPING SERVERS   •   5. MARCOS RIVAS   •   6. BLOCKED DOTS NAPKIN   •   7. AUTUMN BREAKFAST

+ POST IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ANTHROPOLOGIE +
PHOTOS AS NOTED ABOVE | LAYOUT BY JCHONG STUDIO

Stickygram Love

October 05, 2012


changing this weeks instagram love up a bit. have you guys heard of stickygrams? they take your favorite instagrams and turn them into magnets! i definitely love capturing things on my iphone but most of the time it doesn't live anywhere printed so i love the idea of these fun little magnets. they come in sheets of nine and you can tear them apart to make a strip or just individual shots.

lucky for you stickygram's was kind enough to offer you guys 15% off your purchase, enter JCHONG15 at the checkout! have fun and let me know what you guys think.



PHOTOS BY JCHONG STUDIO

The Easiest Apple Tart

October 03, 2012

The Easiest Apple Tart / Jennifer Chong
if you follow me on instagram you know that i did a lot of cooking last weekend. with the amount of traveling i have been doing it's been hard to cook as often but i do love to when i get the chance. since i got a few request i thought i would share some of the things i made on the blog starting with this apple tart! it was super easy to make, and highly recommend it for anyone who wants to bring something nice to a party but doesn't want to spend all day in the kitchen!

A Kinfolk Dinner

October 02, 2012

A Kinfolk Dinner / Jennifer ChongA Kinfolk Dinner / Jennifer Chong
as i mentioned on my weekend snapshots post i had the privilege of attending the los angeles kinfolk magazine dinner series. i've seen so many photos and heard so many great stories about these dinners i was so excited and thrilled to be able to attend. it was a wonderful evening filled with great company, good conversation and delicious eats. i left dinner with a warm and fuzzy good feeling that lingered with the over the weekend, i highly suggest signing up for the dinner if they are ever in your area.

oh! you can also buy the latest issue of kinfolk magazine here. it's filled with beautiful photography and stories of gathering pick up one today!

PHOTOS BY JCHONG STUDIO

Weekend Snapshots

October 01, 2012

oh my goodness, september is GONE! it flew by so quickly and i have this feeling october will too. this weekend was a bit quiet for me, i took the time to catch up on things around the house and do a lot of cooking. the highlight was friday nights kinfolk dinner i didn't take many pictures as much as i wanted to there were loads of photographers at the event so i choose to enjoy all of the lovely company i had instead. will share some pictures and recipes later!

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Love vs Design and Max Wanger

jen and floris from love vs design were kind enough to give me a little sneak peak of the new collection they are launching today with max wanger – oh swoon. i've always loved the photography of max and designs from love vs design - together their collection is beautiful. you can read more about it at lovevsdesign.com/maxwanger.

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