“Either the best meat or no meat at all.” — Chef Antoine Westermann With that simple motto, the terrific restaurant Le Coq Rico was born in 2012 in the Montmartre district of Paris. Le Coq Rico sits on top of… Read More ›
Chef Antoine Magnin
Does The Michelin Guide Have A Female Chef Problem? Only FIVE Female 3-Star Michelin Chefs In The World!
Michelin’s Lack Of Stars For Female Chefs… First, bravo to Chef Dominique Crenn for receiving her third Michelin Star last fall, for her incredible cooking at her restaurant Atelier Crenn in San Francisco…more on that in a moment. While my… Read More ›
Time For Turkey! Once a year, most of the country makes a Turkey. Some brine it, deep fry it, smoke it, or just bake it in an oven. But why do that when you can do THIS? Here is my… Read More ›
Bite Into This Iconic “Potato Cake” For Thanksgiving! Yes, the Thanksgiving Day menu planning is underway. I love potatoes, and this is my all-time favorite dish – a “gateau de pommes de terre” – a “potato cake!” It’s a dish… Read More ›
The Dark Side Of Michelin Stars! One Chef Rejects Them! A Famous Chef’s Suicide! The Pressure To Cook Three Star Food!
The Magic Of Food! When you see an incredibly inventive dish, created by a world renowned Chef, it makes your mouth water. However, imagine the pressure for these Chefs to turn out incredible food day after day after day… For… Read More ›
Cooking An Iconic Paris “Potato Cake!” Yes, I Tackled The Chez L’Ami Louis “Gateau de Pommes de Terre” Recipe!
Bite Into This Iconic “Potato Cake!” I love potatoes, and this is my all-time favorite dish – a “gateau de pommes de terre” – a “potato cake!” It’s a dish I first had in Paris with my wife Alex at… Read More ›
Who Loves Potatoes? Easy Question – We All Do! I love potatoes in every conceivable form, which is why, when Alex and I went to Paris for New Years, we tried to eat them that way! Of course, nothing tops… Read More ›
Chef Sebastian Bras Says “No Thanks” To Coveted Michelin Stars! Some shocking news from the gourmet restaurant world, as an acclaimed Chef has asked NOT to be judged by the iconic Michelin Guide! As Newser reports: “To receive a Michelin… Read More ›
Happy Bastille Day! Viva la France! Today is the day that our friends in France celebrate their country! Bastille Day is the common name given to the “French National Day”, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year…. Read More ›
Tempura! Tempura!! TEMPURA!!! Prepare To Have Your Pre-conceptions About Tempura Blown Away! A new restaurant has opened in Beverly Hills, California – and has turned the world of tempura upside down! Welcome To Tempura Endo Beverly Hills! Tempura Endo recently… Read More ›