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Owning It

Chef Thomas Keller’s open letter in response to a scathing NY Times review of his flagship Manhattan restaurant Per Se is a case study in how to do it right. 705 more words


NYC - 11/30/15 - Bouchon Bakery

When one isn’t dressed for lunch at the lounge at Per Se, Bouchon Bakery is still a perfectly fine substitute.  This may be one of the best pickle plates that I can remember having and overall a perfect lunch. 18 more words

New York

A Cake To Tame The Adolescent Beast

Sixteen days into age 18, and I have to tell you …

I’m not lovin’ it.

The big boy is reveling in his “I’m-an-adult-now” status. Every comment has a slight “could-you-be-so-stupid” tone. 538 more words


#TBT Recipe: Amazing Mushroom Soup

Way, way, back in the beginning of this blog I used to do pro football predictions.   To tie it in with the site, I spun a fruit or vegetable to pick winners of the games.     969 more words


New York Times Skewers Thomas Keller's Restaurant Per Se

NEW YORK (CBS SF)  — Social media has gone wild after New York Times food critic Pete Well gave Keller’s legendary New York restaurant two stars. 266 more words


Times Restaurant Critic Downgrades Per Se, And New Yorkers Panic

The quality of New York’s luxury restaurants is slipping, and the Times is on it.

New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells raised a lot of highbrow eyebrows this morning when his… 571 more words

New York Times

Split Pea Soup

The longer you go without blogging is similar to going without exercise or making pie crust. It seems more daunting and doesn’t come as naturally. You have a squishy butt and empty countertop. 560 more words