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Chefs & Champagne 2016

This past Saturday, July 23th I attended the 26th annual James Beard Foundation’s Chefs and Champagne Summer tasting party. The event which raises funds for the philanthropic work of the Foundation, featured over 40 Chefs serving food many from JBF awarding winning restaurants. 396 more words

Food And Wine

Tsukiji New Age Coming - video

Access to the Tsukiji can be complex due to the fact that many ‘sushi fans’ want to take home a memory on film, and thats’ al, they focus on. 1,483 more words


#tbt: The James Beard Awards

As this is all still new, I wanted to toss a little explanation out there into the blogosphere. With all the trending hashtags and such out there, #throwbackthursday gave me an idea.

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Crust Pizza, Willeyville and a beautiful carrot cake

Dear Crust Pizza,

You are my favorite pizza in the Cleveland area. Not that there arn’t other good pizzas, but you are my pick.  Between your HUMOUGOUS pizzas by the slice, to the fact that your crust is thin-ish but also bready and perfect. 744 more words

Tater Salad Season

It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the US and the unofficial beginning of the Potato Salad Season. I love potato salad and I have eaten a lot of different kinds and summer just makes it taste better. 344 more words

Author: Jeanne

Chicago is in the blood of the Bannos family

Jimmy Bannos Sr. (Heaven on Seven) and Jimmy Bannos Jr. (Purple Pig) join Justin at The Big Table to talk about running restaurants in Chicago, growing up in a food family, falling in love with the restaurant business, dealing with a difficult schedule, the mental toughness required for running a kitchen, being Chicago cuisine trendsetters, earning the trust of customers, the importance of doing things true to their hearts, Chicago being a world-class dining destination and what Chicago means to them. 29 more words

The Download

Finally, Cake | Persimmon, Walnuts & Whiskey

Finally, there is cake worth writing about. I’ve made six cakes in the last six weeks. Each of them disappointed in some way, but this one (rich with persimmon puree, laced with whiskey, studded with dates and walnuts), this is a Very Good Cake. 965 more words