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Culinary Alchemy at Per Se

For years I have longed to eat at Per Se, Thomas Keller’s shrine to New American/French cuisine in the Time Warner Center. I pored over foodie photographs online and noted the vegetarian tasting menu. 1,606 more words

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And really, what’s not to love?  Trooper is our 7 year old Golden Retriever and he is Great dog.  If Trooper were a person, he would be your favorite person, no doubt.   305 more words


Clam Chowder

This past Sunday I went to my dad’s house on Lake Washington to celebrate his birthday. I will save the details of this tako yaki showdown for another time, but it prompted a memory of the clam chowder we made on Christmas – worth mentioning right now. 907 more words


Shortbread is My New BFF

Shortbread could be considered a metaphor for a simple life.  Or, at least a simpler life.  Strip away all the complicated bells and whistles, and perfect simplicity can be found in 5 basic ingredients that you probably have in your possession at this very moment.   392 more words


Seabourn reveals new signature restaurant

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Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has revealed renderings of its new signature fine-dining restaurant, The Grill by Thomas Keller, which will debut in May 2016 on board… 396 more words


Total Knock Out?

The TKO is Bouchon’s take on the Oreo cookie.  Simple, right?

I began the process of making this recipe literally 6 months ago, at which time I ordered the white chocolate necessary for use in the filling.   574 more words


Bouchon at the Venetian

This place needs no introduction.

Moscow Mule, quite a departure from our usual wine.

Oysters, of course, and Pâté de Campagne.

Steak Frites (for me) and I think this was Sole Meuniere (for Maya). 19 more words