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Dessert Circus at State Bird Provisions

Rarely – but occasionally – one meal deserves its own blog post. Maybe it’s the quality of the food or the inventiveness of the chefs. Maybe it’s the atmosphere or the company I’m keeping. 1,302 more words


SIRIO...another fine joint by Sirio Maccioni & family!

February 15, 2015 by Chris Chu

So Sunday night I had the pleasure of dining at a restaurant owned by one of the greatest restaurateurs in NYC, Sirio Maccioni.  188 more words

2015 Posts

"Taste of Sardinia" at the Italian Embassy

It is not every day you get an invitation to dine at an Ambassador’s table. Certainly not as simple food bloggers. Thus, when we were invited to “Taste of Sardinia”, a dinner at the Italian Embassy in Oslo, we were humbled, excited and accepted gladly. 753 more words

Food And Drinks

[French: Café du Théâtre] 450

I rarely ventured beyond the limits of Montreal’s subway system (thank you short legs), and when it came to leaving the island, forget it, I simply refused to go. 314 more words


élan review

I have always thought that élan was French for panache or flair, but I stand corrected. Turns out it’s just a dandy way of describing “shortage of oomph”. 498 more words

New York Restaurants

Dinner at Olive, Cuba Street

We’re slowly working our way through the Wellington restaurants in our Lonely Planet guide, most of which seem to be on Cuba Street. This suits us just fine because, being the cool cats that we are, we fit in perfectly there. 503 more words


Ris de Veau Braises (Braised Sweetbreads) Julia Child Recipe

Sweetbreads are so tender and delicious. I first discovered them in France and have loved them ever since. I’m glad that Dartagnan carries organic sweetbreads. They are the thymus gland and/or pancreas of a calf. 193 more words