Category Archive: wine

Beverly Hills Dinner for 10

The other day I got a chance to work outside my element with some more modern techniques and a lot of sauces, and art on a plate for a family in Beverly Hills.… Continue reading

Hunting for Scallops

Hunting for scallops is like playing in an Easter egg hunt.  The treasure you’re looking for is the orange “lip” that is on the edge of the shell (unpictured directly below – pictured… Continue reading

Beef Pictures & Wine Pairing list

I’ll be doing a post on beef shortly.  For now… DROOL at the possibilities of FOOD & WINE pairings ^^ I saved a Robert Parker wine pairing list a while ago.  Here it… Continue reading

Boulder Valley Prime Rib & Wine

one of the Catena wines brought home from Argentina Dry Aged Boulder Valley Beef. always a food celebration when my brother comes to town.  Trim the outside dried meat…and you get… salt, pepper,… Continue reading

Opening of BESTIA!!!

The official opening of our restaurant BESTIA (November 23, 2012) is preceded by 4 weeks of Test Kitchen – a fun social event that brings a different chef every night.  Chefs ranging from… Continue reading

Salumi, defined

“As Life’s pleasures go, food is second only to sex.  Except for salami and eggs.  Now that’s better than sex.  But only if the salami is thickly sliced.” -Alan King, Comedian Thought: If… Continue reading

Dinner for 10 pictures

Cooked a dinner for someone I used to watch on MTV! (Suchin Pak!)  It was an absolute blast, a sweet kitchen and very nice guests who enjoy eating for 3+ hours 🙂 The… Continue reading

1 Fish 5 Dish

No writing just pictures! i take pictures while driving.  pictures are more important than your safety on the road! just kidding… no, i’m not kidding. You’re probably wondering what is the big deal… Continue reading

Knife inspired dinner

The other day I opened an egg and it had two yolks in it.  It could have been twinnie chickens but instead it became a high cholesterol scramble.  Like most of my posts,… Continue reading