There are few restaurants that can be described as culinary events — where it’s more than just a good meal but an experience. Most foodies know the good o’l hot spots like Thomas Keller’s  Michelin-starred French Laundry, Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse and LA celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck’s Spago.  But what about Chef Diego Hernandez’s restaurant Corazon De Tierra?…

Nothing prepared me for the wild and frenetic streets of Varanasi.  A friend in Los Angeles told me that Varanasi was the most peaceful and spiritual place he’s ever been.  Guess everyone has their own definition of peaceful! Herds of cows, processions of families carrying bodies and a chorus of car horns….