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 ›
The French Laundry cookbook
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 ›
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 ›
“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 ›
Chicago’s Incredible Roister! Brined Fried Chicken Sandwich! Amazing Fried Bologna Sandwich! Chef Grant Achatz Goes Casual!
The Best Fried Chicken Sandwich You Will Ever Taste! I didn’t want to bury my lead, so here is the most amazing sandwich you will ever eat – oh, except of course for this one: A Fried Bologna Sandwich! Yes,… Read More ›
Time To Celebrate Movies – In A Delicious Way! Yes, a dish that pays homage to the “yellow brick road” in “The Wizard Of Oz”, and how about a cannoli from “The Godfather?” Welcome To Hollywood’s Glorious Past – Thanks… Read More ›
There’s A New James Beard Documentary On The Way! James Beard was a cookbook author, teacher, and one of America’s first “TV Chefs.” Wikipedia called him: “A champion of American cuisine who taught and mentored generations of professional chefs and… Read More ›
Dishwasher Becomes Owner Of NOMA, One Of The World’s Greatest Restaurants! An Amazing, Inspiring Story From Denmark!
Meet Ali Sonko, the surprising NEW Co-Owner of one of the world’s greatest restaurants! The Guardian has the inspiring story: “A dishwasher described as the “heart and soul” of the world-class Danish restaurant Noma has been made a co-owner of… Read More ›
I’m An Award Winner! I have seen this “Mystery Blogger Award” before, but guess what? This time it was bestowed upon me! Thank you very much to Lloyd Marken for the Nomination! Here is a link to his website: https://lloydmarken.wordpress.com… Read More ›
Katz’s Deli! My First Pastrami At NYC’s Legendary Deli! “When Harry Met Sally” There! Great Movie Food Scenes!
Behold A Katz Classic! Take some time to feast your eyes on a legendary sandwich: the Pastrami on Rye from Katz’s Delicatessen in New York City! Although I’ve been to New York dozens of times, I had NEVER been to… Read More ›