Time For Another “Dinner And A Movie” – With Julia Child! Here’s one of my favorite installments in the “dinner and a movie” series – because I got to make Julia Child’s legendary beef bourguignon recipe – and see Meryl… Read More ›
Nothing Better Than Freshly Shucked Oysters! I love fresh oysters! The look, the briny freshness of the ocean, and of course, the icy cold sensation as they slide down your throat…and they are incredibly good for you as well! So… Read More ›
Biting Down On Greatness! If you don’t know what this is, welcome to the delicious French world of a “Ratatouille” – and I assume you’ve heard of that film, where this recipe came from! Time for the next installment of… Read More ›
Hungry? Well I Was, So I Ate An Entire Sign! I have lived in LA for a long time now, and I have passed this sign hundreds of times…one of those places you always say “I’ve got to try that!”… Read More ›
Michael Chiarello’s Inventive Burgers On “Platform 8”! A “Nitro” Ice Cream Lab! Chef Chiarello’s Napa Valley Burger Joint Review!
Time To Bite Down On Platform 8! As many of you know, I am a “Burger Aficionado” – and whenever a new “burger bar” opens up, I will be there to give it a try…and that opportunity presented itself in… 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 ›
Easter Feast 2019! Gigot D’Agneau! Galette de Pomme de Terre! Recipes For Your Easter Feast – Ratatouille Too
Time For Our Annual Easter Feast! This has become an annual tradition: a roasted leg of lamb provencal-style, thanks to the incredible Chef/Author Patricia Wells! I am already in miss en place mode on this Easter Sunday – and here… 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 ›
This shot of a windsurfer and an ocean liner can only mean one thing: 2017 is coming to an end, andI wanted to share some of my favorite moments of the year! This was taken in Seattle, where my daughter… Read More ›
Thailand’s Amazing Open Market – That Sits On A Working Railroad Track! Welcome To The Maeklong Railway Market!
Welcome To Thailand’s Maeklong Railway Market! I have only been to Thailand once, but I need to go back – just to shop here! It’s a great seafood and vegetable market located about an hour outside of Bangkok, known as… Read More ›