Sliced abalone and a baby turnip at Aqua, San Francisco, California.
A "deconstructed omelette" from a meal at the El Bulli hotel in Seville - La Alqueria. Molecular gastronomy from the kitchens of Ferran Adrià i Acosta.
Chocolate leather packets filled with chocolate powder. Molecular gastronomy by Alex Stupak at wd~50, New York.
Korean fusion at its finest: Bacon Wrapped Rice Cakes from Ahn Joo in Los Angeles.
Duck confit ravioli with light earthy broth, topped with fresh spring asparagus. Recreated and photographed by food photographer Stephen Hamilton.
Chole Masala..Simple and easy introduction to Indian food.
Fresh made noodles with a sauerkraut broth from Ubuntu in Napa, Ca
Lightly caramel-coated choux pastry, dripping in chocolate, sits atop Bourbon vanilla crème and a sweet buttery tarte shell in Pascal Caffet’s Tarte Profiteroles
Indian carrot halwa.
The vanilla-like Tonka bean mingles with pure dark Mexican chocolate mousse and cake in Jean-Paul Hévin’s Tonka
Black sesame éclairs from Sadaharu Aoki’s Rue de Vaugirard, Paris boutique
Happiness in a cup. The best brioche bread pudding with summer fruits, a Tartine recipe.
Soft and succulent ox tongue at Ju-Rin
Singapore Slaw from Zentan
“The Maltz”- Chocolate bourbon cake and buttercream with brown sugar candied bacon from Robicellis Cupcakes at the Red Hook Mercado
Chicken both spicy and sweet. Inspired by Bonefish Grill's "Bang Bang Shrimp".
Pine nut and lemon cream tart at Maialino, New York.
Walter Manzke's "Banh Mi" Pig Feet Sliders at Hatchi at BreadBar in Los Angeles
Wild-caught Alaskan king salmon with watercress salad and avocado from Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook, IL
The turkey reuben melt at Turning Point, possibly the best brunch spot ever!
Buljajangmyun, noodles in spicy black bean sauce at Mandarin.
Vividly colored strips of rhubarb and a buttery tart crust hold a tangy rhubarb filling within La Pâtisserie des Rêves’ Tarte Rhubarbe
Petits fours at Cafe Boulud, New York.
Candied rose petals are sprinkled atop an incredibly buttery croissant, filled with rose pâte, in Pierre Hermé’s Croissant Ispahan
Neal Fraser's Sautéed Day Boat Scallop at Grace's Final Dinner Service
The Elephant Walk in Stillwater MN, beautiful bed and breakfast with divine treats.
Diced green apple and pear, brunoised horseradish and flying fish roe. One of many gorgeous dishes at Nomiya (Paris).
Four-Spiced Egg en Cocotte adorned with Wild Chive Flowers - one of the beautiful courses served at Paris' 3 Michelin-starred L’Arpège.
Izakaya in Tokyo, using the freshest and seasonal ingredients
Apple & Yuzu Martini at Tokonoma Shochu Lounge & Bar, Surry Hills, Sydney Australia.
Capriole goat cheese pizza: La Quercia prosciutto and Three Sisters Garden pea shoot tendrils w/ apple. Originally from Prairie Fire in Chicago.
The best part of baseball season? Garlic fries at the stadium!
Creme fraiche panna cotta with plum soup -- one of many spectacular eats at the StarChefs Rising Star Chefs gala.
Sashimi Lunch Set from Bluefin in Cambridge, MA