Nice Tie! It was fun to see everyone guess what was going on here, and no, it’s not a “food tie”! Week #28 of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge started with this teaser photo, which I shared several weeks… Read More ›
Thomas Keller 20th anniversary
Cooking Moroccan “Basteeya!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Chicken Pot Pie In A Phyllo Blanket!
Celebrating Moroccan Cuisine! This is a “Chicken Pot Pie” – Moroccan style! One of the goals of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge is to go around the world to try new cuisines, and since I was given this cookbook… Read More ›
Behold The Legendary Sous Vide Lobster From The French Laundry! The photo above is Chef Thomas Keller’s recipe called: “Butter -poached Maine Lobster tail, hen-of-the-woods mushrooms, bone marrow, sweet carrots and pearl onions”! And I am going to make it!… 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 ›
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 ›