Stacey was born and raised in Los Angeles, which is where she developed a passion for all things culinary, including, restaurants, cooking and food-focused traveling. While working full-time in marketing, Stacey pursued her dream of going to culinary school and graduated from The New School of Cooking in Culver City. She currently oversees the dineL.A. and shopL.A. programs for L.A. Tourism and also updates this lifestyle blog, which features food, travel and pretty things, as inspiration strikes.