Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Favorite Dining Destinations, 2014

  1. Amass (CPH)
  2. Oleum (Puigpunyet)
  3. Guisados (LA)
  4. Aamanns (CPH)
  5. Publican (CHI)
  6. Pine and Crane (LA)
  7. Girl and the Goat (CHI)
  8. Frontera Grill (CHI)
  9. Carnitas Fry Shack (SD)
  10. Spruce (SF)
  11. Perdition BBQ (Berk)
  12. Animal (LA)
  13. Night + Market (LA)

Really ought to eat at some more awesome local places. Coming for you State Bird!


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Winter Pesto

Spring cleaning has presented a dilemma, what do I do with this recipe card I have from Williams-Sonoma? I never tried making it, but I will want. I think.

2 cups toasted walnut
1 cup toasted pine nuts
1/4 cup fresh marjoram
1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2 Parmigiano-Reggiano
1 cup olive oil

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Espana Night

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I’ve been wanting to do an underground restaurant kind of thing for some time. I’m finally going to make it happen, somehow.

The goal is to have it once a month consisting of a different theme. I hope to put out about 7 dishes with a target price of $15 a person, or $20 for food and wine/beer.

Figuring I’ll have to front supplies, having a reservation policy and holding people accountable is only fair. If they’re a no-show and I can’t find someone else who’d like to join. I’ll have to have a reservation policy of 48 hours, otherwise if the reso doesn’t get filled by somebody else, I’ll have a nice gift basket of food for you 🙂

If anyone out there in intornet lands hosts one as well, I’d be very interested in what you are doing.

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