Name: Adrianna Adarme
Blog: A Cozy Kitchen
Location: Los Angeles, California
If you had to blog about one ingredient every day for a year, what food it be?
Probably lemons. I feel like I add lemon zest and lemon juice to everything.
What’s your go-to quick and easy dinner?
Carbonara. It only takes 15 minutes, and I always seem to have some sort of pork product and eggs in my fridge, and dried pasta in my cupboards. My recipe is definitely not traditional. I like to add a little milk to the egg mixture, swap out black pepper for red pepper flakes, and add vegetables, if I have them. It’s not the healthiest thing to be eating at 10 p.m., but whoa, is it good.
I will never eat:
Frozen peas that have been overcooked. Their murky green color and mushy texture is my epitome of disgusting.
What is your favorite restaurant and what do you order there?
Super tough question! I have so many places that I love in Los Angeles. If anyone is visiting, I always tell them to head to Son of a Gun. The restaurant’s vibe is relaxed, while the food is interesting and delicious. Their Linguini with clams and Uni is insane, as is the chicken sandwich, which is a riff on a Chik-fil-A sandwich. If anyone is up for an adventure, I’d recommend heading to the San Gabriel Valley to Golden Deli. I was recently taken there and had the best-ever fried egg rolls.
Who would you love to have over for dinner?
Jason Katims, creator and writer of Friday Night Lights and Parenthood. I’m obsessed with the stories he tells on television. I bet I’d love the stories he’d tell in person, too. If Jason was busy, Anthony Bourdain would be a close second. He seems like the perfect combination of sweet, thoughtful, and sarcastic. I feel like all my closest friends have those same personality traits.