Chef Celebration at The Shores

While Maralyn heads to Paris this week, I’m planning the next best thing to dining in France. dinner in the gem named La Jolla. We last dined like royalty at the Marine room on cuisine by chefs Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver. On 5/31, several other San Diego area chefs will join this celebration. There are...

Hill Team Update with Good Healthy Traveling Tips

By Brenda C. Hill Maralyn  Hill and I could not have said it better than the tips re-printed here. After decades of world travel for business and pleasure we try to maintain a healthy balance in mind, body, and spirit. Maralyn heads back to Paris for the French Open in June and I return this month to La...

National Absinthe Day

I am back from Mexico just in time to celebrate this unique day at a favorite watering hole on  in charming Claremont, California. The last time I indulged in the memorable green fairy was with Maralyn Hill. We were at a tiny bar on top of a very steep hill in Lyon, France, on a cold January Day. We somehow...

Book Review: Chocolate Bliss by Susie Morris

Review by Brenda C. Hill The cover of this delectable book made me long for a big bite of a crunchy chocolate caramel truffle. Author and artesian chocolatier, Susie Morris, knows how to celebrate all things chocolate. How fortunate I was to meet Susie in person at the marketplace for International Food...

Book Review: Flying Pans by Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas

Flying Pans  Two Chefs: One World By Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas Flying Pans is the best culinary book I have ever read. The Hill Team has researched hundreds of cook books, including a favorite by our old friend, Julia Child. We have also published two culinary books of our own about chefs worldwide. It...

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