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 ›
The Oak Knoll Inn
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 ›
Welcome To “Ancient Rome!” Chef Grant Achatz has a terrific restaurant in Chicago called NEXT. Every few months, the staff creates an entirely new menu – and now it is time to head to “Rome!” The menu just started is… Read More ›
Welcome To Eleven Madison Park! Yes, it’s located on the edge of New York’s Madison Park, and it has just been named the best restaurant in the world! Here is the news from Eater: http://www.eater.com/worlds-50-best-restaurants-awards/2017/4/5/15184950/worlds-50-best-restaurants-2017 Daniel Humm is the executive… 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 ›
Bite Down On The World’s Best Food! Paris! Napa! Barcelona! Provence! Chicago! Five Incredible Bites!
Behold The Perfect Bite Of Food. I will explain what this is in a moment, but first, let’s take a moment to see another “perfect” taste: We’ve all had that “perfect” meal, when you are overwhelmed with amazing flavors and… Read More ›