let's regularly gather new friends to cook and eat dinner! it's a new trend called "underground restaurant!" (uh, i think we used to call those "dinner parties" but i could be wrong)
the rotisserie chicken is no longer "cheating" - it's its own cuisine. though story is about LA joints, the "tips" are useful anywhere
The best donut you'll ever have _ plus more fried foods that can't be beat.
North Shore Cattle Co grass-fed beef burger with gorgonzola cheese. From Town restaurant in Honolulu
Steak & Guinness pie, a staple at most Irish pubs. Served here with crisp, crinkle-cut fries and baked beans. Delicious puff pastry top!
Calamari from Panificio (East Village, NYC), our new favorite restaurant in the neighborhood.
dutch baby pancake, smothered in lemon, butter and powdered sugar goodness.
Kahlua pork tacos along the Hana Highway in Maui. Just one of the many roadside stands that break up the journey to the town that time forgot.
Classic "Olives" Margherita Flatbread. A classic appetizer from Todd English's bluezoo restaurant in Walt Disney World, Florida.
Chicken Bao - a chinese food staple
Racks of Korean Wang Mandu ready for the steamer
Who could be trusted to share a perfectly ripe peach, draped with tissue-thin lardo, accessorized with a bitter-crisp salad of baby dandelion greens? (Hint: Not me.)
Bibimbop is Korean comfort food capped with a fried egg
Stir-fried Pork with Kimchi served with Japanese steamed rice @ Ootoya in Bangkok
Next time you're in DC shopping in Georgetown, stop by Georgetown Cupcake for delicious, designer cupcakes. Pictured is the vanilla on chocolate.
Crisp edges and a tender belly bursting with blackberries make for a scone that I want to ensconce.
Seattle trip wrap-up, complete with things to do and plenty of things to eat
Pork Roti d'Alsace is one of the many dishes featured in a photo essay of Chicago's famed Marche restaurant.
it all started with Pig Candy (Lou on Vine)...now Animal on Fairfax has the Bacon Chocolate Crunch Bar. will the baconbuzz ever stop? uh actually, let's hope not.
Forget the roller coasters! Theme parks mean one thing for me: Funnel Cake!
Cinnamon Rolls-on-a-Stick at the MN State FAIR!
Ramen from Minca Ramen Factory (East Village, NYC)
Olympic stadium snacks inside the Bird's Nest in Beijing.
My New Addiction, Frozen Yogurt.
Carlsbad Aquafarm - shellfish supplier to the stars...and the rest of SoCal.
Sandwiches on pretzel bread from my new favorite bakery.
La Colombe Coffee Bar - Manhattan's Finest
Fisherman’s Wharf Must-Tries: Dungeness crabs and clam chowder served in sourdough bread
Pork belly open-faced sandwich with shoestring fries at Bar Tartine
A burger that helps make wishes come true.
Chilled Sweet Peach Tea.
Fried Starfish, and other weird Beijing street food I ate for CBS Early Edition
Japanese Aubergine Salad
Taco de Puerco at Mexicana Mama Centro