Coastal Kitchen

Separated by circumstance but still sharing a love for a healthy lifestyle …

Pop Physique in San Francisco

I recently discovered Pop Physique tucked away in the hip Russian Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. In the past I’ve taken a variety of yoga, pilates, and barre classes but Pop combines all of these activities, bringing it to a level of its own. Created by a former ballerina and pilates instructor, Pop offers classes with a mix […]

Meet Sergio Lopez-Ruiz – Our first guest blogger!

Meet Sergio Lopez-Ruiz – Our first guest blogger! I met Sergio a few years ago when he came to Newport as a chef onboard the iconic J-class yacht Velsheda and “whisked” my good friend Phoebe off her feet with his charm and, of course, culinary prowess. After many nights salivating when the newlyweds talked of […]

Belgian Endives

I woke up early today to prepare a favorite recipe, only to find out that one of the ingredients I had bought at the supermarket the day before was spoiled. Standing in my kitchen, I wasn’t quite sure what to do. I opened the fridge to find a package of Belgian Endives staring back at […]

Island Life

Well, it doesn’t get much better than living on an island where one is closest to everything that you could possibly need to feed the body and soul. For us, Jamestown, Rhode Island will always be our home. Jamestown is a tiny island that is 9 miles long and 2 miles wide so, no matter […]

Table Accents

We have decided to demote Friday Favorites to “every once and a while” and switch up our TGIF post to more lifestyle and inspiration. With wedding fever on all of our minds (with the year of Kirsten), we decided to post a photo of our favorite table accents: succulents, hydrangeas, sand dollars, starfish and Nantucket […]

The Perfect Picnic

One of our favorite things to do mid-summer is pack up our favorite foods and head to the beach for a picnic. This is the classic hazy lazy summer day in Jamestown at our favorite hideaway, Green’s Pier. CK’s Top Tips on Perfecting the Picnic: 1. Prepare foods before heading to your destination. Choose easy-to-eat […]

Have a safe and happy holiday!

The Kitchen Ladies are taking the rest of the week off to celebrate being all together in Rhode Island… we’ll be back on Monday.