Hi Folks, Caught what I thought was an excellent and intriguing post over on Food Republic on why we salt boiling water. Author Jared Levan, who runs a great site called In Food We Trust, points out that it actually doesn’t have anything to do with flavor but to raise the heat capacity of the water beyond boiling at [...]
The recent launch of La Mar Cebicheria, South American celebrity chef Gaston Acurio’s temple to Peruvian ceviches, has much of the New York culinary scene interested in checking out the renovated colossus that formerly housed Tabla in Madison Square Park. And although I look forward to visiting Acurio’s latest establishment in a string of 8 successful restaurants, [...]
You heard it here first folks, if Stephan Pyles ever ends up on Top Chef, or one of these other competitive cooking shows, I guarantee we’ll find him deep into the finals. Inventive, fun and delicious, Pyles is runs his flagship at full bore out of the cradle of the burgeoning Dallas Arts District. Located in [...]
Talk about incredible! The Saratoga Club at the newly opened Parm is outrageous. Chicken salad, sweet cured bacon and an herbed mayo with sautéed thyme, packed with potato chips between griddled toast. Not surprisingly, this new addition to the Torrisi Italian Specialties family is easily on par with the smoked turkey sandwich featured earlier on [...]
Spotted at the Daggett residence!
Tacombi at Fonda Nolita delivers once again with some bang up breakfast tacos. Egg, chorizo, avocado and salsa makes this meal a great deal at just $8.
It’s generally safe to expect great stuff from the kitchens of Daniel Boulud, and he continues to deliver at DBGB with this excellent Steak Tartare. Hand chopped and topped with a quail egg, the frisée salad and citrus vinaigrette was a perfectly balanced contrast to my favorite appetizer. This serving was perfect as a light [...]