Posted on 15 April 2014.
Posted on 21 January 2014.
By Duane Pemberton Middleton website: middletonmadeknives.com If you’re knives are on the struggle, lose their edge all too often or present themselves to be uncomfortable, then check out the bad boys from Middleton Knives – here’s a video about them: Bladesmith Quintin Middleton of Middleton Made Knives from BadJon Photography – The Creativ on Vimeo.
Posted on 28 January 2013.
Celebrated Chef Gordon Ramsay took over the Las Vegas Strip yesterday as he traveled between his two newest restaurants in an appropriately themed red, double decker bus to celebrate the openings of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace and Gordon Ramsay BurGR at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Ramsay showcased the ingredients and […]
Posted on 22 February 2012.
Chef Michael Mina is no stranger when it comes to building successful restaurants with amazing menu choices. One of his slightly more recent Seattle ventures is RN74, downtown Seattle near Westlake Park. The theme for this restaurant is clearly inspired by the Railroad – from the working depot sign that highlights different wines to the […]
Posted on 26 January 2012.
By Duane Pemberton Alchemy website: http://alchemybycarlahall.com/ Before she become nationally known as one of the season five finalists on the Bravo show “Top Chef” – Carla Hall was busy with her own catering company. Even though she is now a host of “The Chew’ on ABC and the author of a pending cookbook, she never […]
Posted on 25 January 2012.
So many foods simply taste sublime with the right amount of smokiness added to them – everything from meats to veggies, I’m a huge fan of “the smoke”. Here’s an easy way to infuse your foods with some smokey goodness. Take a heavy pan (Cast Iron preferred) and line the bottom with aluminum foil Add […]
Posted on 02 November 2011.
Short of bubbly, Grüner Veltliner may very well be my favorite wine with bacon – it has a natural saline-like flavor component that comes from the terrior of Austria:
Posted on 19 September 2011.
Twenty-nine world-famous vintners will be in attendance at the 2012 Naples Wine Festival taking place January 27-29th. “Believe in the Magic” is the theme for this event and with nine talian producers making their debut, including the infamous Gaja – a producer of Barbaresco and Barolo. Additionally, top vintners like Dana Estates of Rutherford and […]
Posted on 28 August 2011.
Chef Michael Psilakis’ Website: www.michaelpsilakis.com Chef Michael Psilakis has appeared on numerous Food Network shows, including Iron Chef America and Chopped – he owns the only Greek restaurant to ever earn a Michelin Star. I caught up to him at a recent Buick press event in Michigan where we talked about his partnership with Buick as well as […]
Posted on 28 June 2011.
No die-hard Fourth of July reveler is found without a drink in one hand and a sparkler in the other. However, if fire hazards aren’t your idea of holiday fun, try this firework- inspired cocktail using VOGA Sparkling Pinot Grigio – The VOGA Sparkler. VOGA Italia Sparkling Pinot Grigio’s light golden color and fine perlage […]
Posted on 09 May 2011.
Dave Arnold’s Burger Of The Future from Eater NY.
Posted on 18 December 2010.
During my stay with my brother, who resides in the greater Detroit area, he took me to a family-style restaurant about an hour north of his home called Tony’s, in Birch Run Michigan. This place has been featured on a few TV shows, the most notable one called Sandwich Paradise on TLC. It’s renown for […]
Posted on 25 October 2010.
By Duane Pemberton On the web: http://www.katyasbistro.com/ It has been said by more than handful of folks I know that the greater Tri-City area in Washington State is “nothing but chain restaurants”. While on the surface this would appear to be the case, I have made it my mission to seek out eating establishments that […]
Posted on 12 October 2010.
So I hopped in the 2010 LaCrosse last week to head down to a wine-industry dinner at Picazo Restaurant in Prosser WA – roughly 25 minutes from the home I’m staying in. On most Monday nights, you’ll find this restaurant closed, however, this night was different thanks to a Facebook conversation between Cyndy Ott of […]
Posted on 26 July 2010.
By Carra Sallee via J. Bookwalter As many pablano chile’s as you’d like – split in half Olive Oil Feta Cheese Fresh cracked pepper Balsamic Vinegar Slice each pepper into two and remove all seeds (the more seeds you leave in, the spicier it’ll be). Coat the outside of each pepper half with olive oil, […]
Posted on 02 June 2010.
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy outdoor concerts, picnics and outings to the beach. Consider dressing up your to-go fare without incurring a hefty price tag by bringing your own finger foods. Spanish tapas make great (and filling) snacks to enjoy outdoors or on the go—no grill required. Our favorite recipes require minimal preparation […]
Posted on 05 May 2010.
I whipped up some home-made beef enchilada’s with home-made guacamole, mango salsa and spanish rice.
Posted on 01 May 2010.
The city of Sacramento has a few hidden gems in it and among them is the small collection of Paesano’s restaurants – they quite simply offer some of the best food values I’ve had anywhere. For Executive Chef, Jason Sondgroth, the premise of producing good food is quite entrenched of who he is – both […]
Posted on 28 April 2010.
Two of the best things I’ve ever ate from the show “The best thing I’ve ever ate” on FoodNetwork. I was in San Francisco today and had these two amazing – almost life-altering foods: The first was a maple glazed donut with bits of pan-seared apples and bacon chunks from Dynamo Donuts on 24th Street […]
Posted on 18 February 2010.
Next time you make home-made Fajitas- try this marinate for your skirt-steak or chicken: 1 Cup Olive Oil Juice of 1 lime 4 Chipotle peppers (more if you like more heat) 1 bunch of Cilantro 3 Satsuma oranges — squeezed 2 Tablespoons of Cumin – Salt / pepper 1 Tablespoon of Coriander Blend and then […]