Mince Pies at Rhodes Bakery, Greenwich
Cannoli from Little Italy in New York City.
Chorizo Sandwich @ London's Borough Market... reason enough to make a trip!
Spicy ginger Oriental Express Hot Chocolate and Spicy Ancient Aztec Hot Chocolate for a cold winter day.
Bulgogi beef sandwich at brunch time in Greenpoint Brooklyn
poached fish over parsnip puree with deep fried Brussels sprout leaves
A $30 Bite of Heaven: The Transcendent O-toro Sushi at Kyubey, Tokyo
Crispy waffle cut potato chips with a ricotta "dip"
Canard au Sange a la Presse: After the roasted duck is carved, the carcass is pressed to extract the blood and juice for a sauce. l'Ambassade de l'Ile (London, U.K.)
Figs and cream for dessert at Barrafina in London.
How much would you pay a French four star chef to make you a roasted pork shoulder sandwich with homemade mustard and fresh greens? Unless you live in Berkeley, you'd be surprised.
not your average tart; brown sugar-cinnamon pop pie from CakeMonkey Bakery - perfect single-serving dessert.
A tree sprouts milk chocolate truffles at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay at Royal Hospital Road. (London, U.K.)
A delectable chocolate Tasting plate from Boon chocolates
“Piccola meringata” with Meyer lemon cream and wild huckleberry sauce. A dessert worth trying, even for brunch, at Zuni Cafe in SF.
Conch shells sprouting earbuds announced the advent of one of Blumenthal’s most celebrated courses at The Fat Duck, “Sounds of the Sea.”
Sunday Roast, St John Restaurant, London UK
Mixed organic spring mix, tomatoes, carrots and sunflower sprouts topped with sesame-ginger dressing
From cupcakery Vanilla Bake Shop in santa monica, a recipe for their key lime pie "shots" - too bad it's not a true caketail with a dessert liqueur in there!
Fresh oyster, a supposed aphrodisiac, is just a part of the omakase meal at Sushi Sasabune.
Fried Bosky Acres Chèvre Salad with Panko-Crusted Goat Cheese and Bull's Blood Beet Leaves at Ratcliffe on The Green
Brown Butter Cornbread with Farmer's Cheese and Fresh Thyme
guacamole with an unidentifiable secret something (sun dried tomatoes?!) at Frontera Grill, a presidential dining choice in Chicago
Lemon Curd Biscuit. A trip to my local bakery satisfies my lemon craving. Gorgeous!
Salmon with Fennel, Olives and Dill
Soy pudding with fresh raspberry puree
Peanut Butter cookie from Trois Pommes Patisserie in Brooklyn, NY
for all the people in DC this week, Chesapeake Bay fry with deep fried clams, calamari, shrimp, oysters and okra at Art + Soul Cafe
Velvety Baked Custards: A.K.A. Pots de Creme Two ways... Deep, silky chocolate or pure, unadulterated vanilla. Either way it's heavenly!
Bukudan - an assortment of barely cooked seafood and poached egg and natto beans. Served at Matsugen restaurant in NYC.
Homemade Mongolian Beef. Bye bye PF Chang's...
the Thailand that Bourdain would never do: luxury destination of the year, Phuket [pictured: wine tasting cellar at Anantara, a luxury spa resort]
Deep fried rice flour dumpling with a pork and vegetable filling. The filling is salty and the dough is sticky and sweet.