Talk About Excited To Eat! Thanks to Alex Sim-Wise for sending me this pic – this guy really loves his burgers! For this Memorial Day weekend, I will take time to reflect and honor those brave heroes who have given… Read More ›
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Is Anyone Else “Wanderlusting”? There are certain days when “wanderlust” takes hold – so my new word is “wanderlusting” – an insatiable desire to explore the world! It took me back to one of the most enchanting cities we’ve ever… Read More ›
Meet “The Sorcerer’s Apprentices”! Wednesday’s Bookmobile Cooks With el Bulli’s Amazing Molecular Magic!
Bite Into A Starburst Sunrise! While this looks like a spectacular image from outer space, it’s not a solar system, it’s food! Time to board Wednesday’s Bookmobile and celebrate the molecular wizardry of Chef Ferran Adria! Chef Adria’s Molecular Magic!… Read More ›
Best Chicken In Paris? Le Coq Rico Made Its Case And I Bit Down On Their Bird! A Bonus Windmill Greets You As Well!
“Either the best meat or no meat at all.” — Chef Antoine Westermann With that simple motto, the terrific restaurant Le Coq Rico was born in 2012 in the Montmartre district of Paris. Le Coq Rico sits on top of… Read More ›
It’s a “Bacon Macaroni ‘n’ Cheese” Labor Day Celebration! Talk about the perfect combination! Bacon and macaroni and cheese – served in a cone and ready to take on the go. It’s just one way to mash up your favorite… Read More ›
Bacon-Wrapped Burritos! The Best “Bacon-Wrapped” Recipes! Wait Until You See What You Can Wrap Bacon Around!
Behold The Majesty Of A Bacon Weave! I’ve started a whole new way of eating: everything is wrapped in bacon! As you can see, bacon is so much more than an ingredient: it’s now a wrapping! And it can be… Read More ›
Scenes From A Paris Street! The “City Of Light” At Night! Notre Dame Rebuilding Update! Seine Hitch-Hikers And Spiral Staircase Selfies!
My First Night In Paris… I have been sharing some pictures on social media of my just-concluded trip to Paris, and it began with this shot of an iconic Parisian building as the sun was setting, a first night of… Read More ›
Three Things To Love About Paris! Eating The Eiffel Tower! Mona Lisa Selfies! Potatoes, Potatoes, Potatoes!
Welcome To Paris! I’m on my way today to Paris for business, and it will be strange NOT to be in the “city of lights” for ONLY non-stop fun: That’s the first thing to love about this city – The… 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 ›