Welcome To My New Home! You know the phrase: “a man’s home is his castle”…well, let’s update it to say: “A Person’s Home Is Their Castle.” And in this case, Vincennes Castle in Paris is something that anyone would want… Read More ›
Meet Chef Stéphane Jego – And His Legendary Rice Pudding! One of the best bistros in Paris is called Chez L’Ami Jean – home to an acclaimed Chef who delivers traditional french food with a creative eye – and has… Read More ›
A Cat Cora “Catfight!” My wife Alex and I have been to Alinea, a Michelin 3-star restaurant in Chicago that is the greatest dining experience we’ve ever had. More on that in a moment, but first, the restaurant’s co-owner felt… Read More ›
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 ›
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 ›
Grandma’s Cooking In The Kitchen! A Staten Island Restaurant Hires Unique Cooks – The World’s Nonnas!
Nonna’s In The Kitchen! As a foodie, I love this story: a great restaurant on Staten Island has hired Grandmas from all around the world to cook for him – and keep their family recipes alive for generations to come!… Read More ›
“Vespertine”! LA’s Best Restaurant! Food As Art! Food As Theater! The Mad Creativity Of Wizard Chef Jordan Kahn!
First, look at the dish above. This is NOT a winterscape – IT IS A PLATE OF FOOD. So is this: Now, here is the “statement of purpose” from the restaurant that serves them: “Vespertine is a gastronomical experiment seeking… Read More ›