Chocovivo in Culver City

Demystifying the Story of Chocolate

A conversation with Patricia Tsai of Chocovivo

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

Speaking with Patricia Tsai, chocolate maker and owner of Chocovivo, a Culver City, CA chocolate factory that makes chocolate from bean to bar, is truly an educational experience. Her journey with chocolate is not one of gluttony or indulgence, but one that began from a space of soul searching.


Chef john Ash

Chef John Ash

Renowned chef, author and teacher, Sonoma County, CA

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

John Ash has been a prominent figure in the Northern California food community for over 30 years, opening his namesake restaurant John Ash & Company in 1980. Since then, he’s published four cookbooks, won numerous awards and spends his time teaching, consulting and speaking, at various events around the country. As a pioneer of high-end […]