Entries Tagged as 'restaurants'

seattle – the ridiculously long overdue post

November 28th, 2009 · 30 Comments

capitol hill/12th avenue in seattle this shot was taken on our short stroll from having cocktails at the very cool tavern law, to dinner down the street at lark. the photo is 100% untouched and to me, it’s ever so slightly unexpected, and perhaps even a little bit beautiful… it’s been over 2 months and […]

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city house beet and persimmon salad

November 24th, 2009 · 25 Comments

i’m not exactly known for being a fan of the nashville restaurant scene. and that statement right there is one that gets me in a world of trouble around these parts. but it’s the very statement that launched ceF – and in 2 1/2 years i still stand by it firmly. dining out in this […]

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Tags: fruit · restaurants · salad · vegetables

nyc + 3.94 + spring = grateful

May 13th, 2009 · 28 Comments

buon italia on a late saturday afternoon. a view from their cafe while having a piece of pastiera and a coffee. so i was recently in nyc for a week. and then i came home to my daughter’s college graduation party. at my house. and i’m happy to report that i’m back on the bike, […]

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sea scallops with cauliflower puree and granny smith sauce

October 17th, 2008 · 26 Comments

yes yes, scallops again. and again and again. have i mentioned how we love them over here? and have you seen the scallops that have been available lately? i’m not sure i even want to know how exactly it is that they are getting so huge, but i bought one yesterday that was like a […]

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Tags: local · restaurants · seafood · vegetables

cleveland rocks!

October 3rd, 2008 · 55 Comments

warning: all photos in the following post are from an iphone.  proceed at your own risk. it’s lola bistro, and i can prove it… i went to cleveland. cleveland… of all places. and it was good.  i went to visit my misspent youth at the rock and roll hall of fame where i saw keith moon’s velvet suit, james […]

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avec (!), blackbird and charlie trotter’s

August 25th, 2008 · 25 Comments

to begin, let’s jump right in with the above photo: chorizo stuffed medjool dates with smoked bacon and piquillo pepper-tomato sauce.  now, for the record let me just say that these were awesome.  but totally freakin’ awesome.  and by the way, these awesome stuffed dates?  they are absolutely nothing like those bacon wrapped almond stuffed date things you once made […]

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July 26th, 2008 · 38 Comments

it’s called ‘chinese take out’.  a 6 hour sous vide short rib on a guinness gelee film with roasted peanuts and peanut puree, shaved broccoli stalks, fried broccoli and red peppercorns.  call it theatre.  performance art.  whimsical cuisine on steroids…  call it what you will.  and then we can all simply agree that grant achatz of alinea is […]

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