Happy Valentines Day! It’s the day to tell everyone how you feel about them, so here goes: When the legendary Napa Valley restaurant The French Laundry celebrated their 25th anniversary two years ago, they had a photo booth, and whenever… Read More ›
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Exploring A Paris Castle! My “Travel Tuesday” Series Has #Wanderlust For King Louie’s Chateau de Vincennes!
A New “Travel Tuesday” Series! Like my new house? I wish! As #QuarantineLife continues for all of us, I am tackling my severe #Wanderlust by launching a weekly series that takes us around the world vicariously! “Travel Tuesday” is meant… Read More ›
From “Burgundy Stars” To “The Perfectionist!” Two Riveting Books About The Downside Of Haute Cuisine And The Death Of A Chef!
The Magic Of Food! When you see an incredibly inventive dish, created by a world renowned Chef, it makes your mouth water. Like these dishes from the first American female Chef to be awarded three Michelin Stars: More about the… 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 ›
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Announced! Here It Is – Plus My “A” List! Arpege! Alinea! Atelier Crenn!
The List Of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Has Been Announced! Foodies always love and hate these annual lists, but it’s a delicious way to celebrate the world’s best food! Since 2002, “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” has released a… Read More ›
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 ›