i am the oldest grandchild on my dad's side of the family. for six years, i was not only an only child, but also an only grandchild. on october 11, 1993 when jeicille was born and i wasn't alone anymore.
archipelago is a filipino inspired restaurant that only serves eight people at a time. it’s an intimate experience with chef aaron verzosa and his wife amber manuguid. they walk you through a journey of dishes inspired by their filipino culture and pacific northwest roots.
I am a self taught cook. When I was in junior high my best friend Amanda changed my life by telling me that I needed to preheat the oven before putting the cookies in the oven. It seems like a small, silly thing that I should’ve have known, but I didn’t and that moment really changed the game for me.
when jenny and i were young, we used to write each other letters, pen pal style. yes, long, long ago, the cheapest and best way (for a couple of kids) to communicate was by physical mail. stamps, envelopes, mailbox, the whole shebang.