Welcome to The Herb Somm, your gourmet guide to the wonderful world of cannabis! My online guides are dedicated to culinary experiences, recipes and pairings, cannabis 101, CBD, and transformative life experiences that will help you discover your unique herbal palate.


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Your gourmet guide to the wonderful world of cannabis.


My mission is to recommend creative ways to experience herbal products safely through easy cooking, food and wine pairings, and wellness. Based in San Francisco, California, I collaborate with local chefs and cannabis/CBD brands who are at the forefront of the industry. Be adventurous. I invite you to tap into your senses to discover your herbal palate. 


The Ultimate Guide to CBD is now available for pre-order!
Pre-Order Bonus. Order before March 24, 2020, and you’ll receive additional BONUS RECIPES that you can start using today! Just send your proof of purchase to the following email address ultimateguideCBD@quarto.com and we’ll send you the bonus recipes. 



August 27, 2019

How two leading voices in the Asian American community tapped into their roots to bring cannabis cuisine to the modern consumer

Photo by: Heather Tafolla @heathertafolla

For centuries, cooking has been a sacred art that combines aromas, flavors, and ingredients to create...

October 18, 2018

A new age of purity standards is here. Utopia is helping redefine what it means to be “clean” in the current state of cannabis.

(photo credit: Jeremy Pavia)

If you live in California, you’ve most likely heard the term “clean cannabis” being used since new regulations dro...

April 5, 2018

We can’t get enough of Lizzy Tish High Tea Cookies

Photo Credit: Lizzy Tish Cookies

On a warm, sunny Wednesday afternoon in Venice, California, we had the pleasure of having coffee with Marilyn Robinson, Founder of Lizzy Tish Cookies. After meeting this thoughtful edible...

February 28, 2018

Six simple steps to making canna-foods at home

(Photo Credit: Monica Lo of Sous Weed)

If you are curious about cannabis, you might be wondering how to make a cannabis infusion at home. While it may seem intimidating at first, incorporating herbal products into your coo...

February 27, 2018

 (Photo credit: Alex Junho Kim & Opulent Chef) 

Thursday Infused is a gourmet series for the canna-curious. Guests will have a chance to meet the chef, discover new brands, and learn about cannabis at this educational happy hour in San Francisco.

As we gear up for t...

January 31, 2018

The first-ever High Times Top Chef shares the ins and outs of cooking

with cannabis

(Photo Credit: Chloe Hom)

Meet Brandon Allen, the first-ever High Times Top Cannabis Chef, certified Interpener, cannabis educator, and guru of paleo and ketogenic cuisine. As a leader in...

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