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Trout roe, carrot, coconut, curry from the 3* Michelin restaurant, Alinea in Chicago.
Butter croissant from Floriole Bakery & Cafe in Chicago. It transports me to Paris when I ate this flaky pastry.
Steamed black walnut cake with lingonberries, toasted milk, cocoa nib ice cream from Blackbird Restaurant in Chicago
Roasted lamb neck, grapefruit mostarda, lamb sweetbread, panisse, Sicilian pistachio purée, chickpea cracker, delicate licorice jus at Corton in NYC
Part of the Duck for Two presentation from Eleven Madison Park in NYC. Muscovy duck breast roasted with lavender honey
Mare e Monte from Ai Fiori in NYC. Slices of scallop, black Périgord truffle, and celery root with bone marrow, plated within the marrow's cavity.
Australian Rack of Lamb "Au Poivre" with Buttermilk Blue Cheese Fenugreek served at StarChefs Rising Stars Gala in NYC
Original Highland Park Cocktail from Damon Boelte, Prime Meats, served at StarChefs Rising Stars Gala.
"Wrath" Red hot shrimp skewers in yuzu marinade from Matsuri in NYC. Part of the 7 Sins menu
Korilla BBQ Truck's Rib Eye of the Tiger taco at the 2011 Vendy Awards. They won the Rookie award.
Pig's head taco from Pig Island, a pork-centric barbecue event in NYC's Governors Island
Homemade fig hazelnut crostata while waiting for Hurricane Irene. (Recipe)
Cod fritters with whole grain mustard from Tribeca Grill in New York City.
Victory Garden's Herbal Sundae - goat's milk soft serve (made w/fresh herbs), pistachio & apricot sauce, located in New York City
[Recipe] Lemongrass tea panna cotta with golden kiwi gelee.
Wonderful artisanal bread from Blue Duck Bakery Cafe in Southold, NY.
Fontina Stromboli with orzo salad from a Hampton, NY food event, Dan's Taste of Two Forks
Braised pork belly with baby clams in Albarino wine sauce from Bar Basque in NYC.
Organic mint ice cream from Je & Jo, a NYC artisan ice cream company that specializes adding cookie dough into their ice cream
A refreshing, completely edible fruit bowl. The "bowl" is halved papaya, filled with strawberries and dragonfruit "orbs"
Raspberry Pistachio Montebello from Bosie Tea Parlor in NYC. Beautiful and delicious French pastry.
Karidopita Me Pagoto - a Greek walnut cake lightly soaked in honey syrup from Milos in Las Vegas.
Organic Long Island Duck Roasted with White Truffle Honey, Purée of Organic Dates and White Turnip from Bouley in NYC.
Chicken and Waffles from Bouchon Bistro, Las Vegas. Pan roasted, quartered chicken with sourdough, bacon and chive waffles.
Seafood with bonito guts from Aburiya Raku. A bowl of rainbow sashimi topped with sweet sea urchin.
Wagyu beef tartare with crushed caper Aïoli, slow-poached egg & crispy chocolate from Sage in Aria, Las Vegas.
Oyster pan roast from John Dory restaurant, served at the Oyster Saloon food event in NYC.
Sub No. 7's Broccoli sub with chocolate wafer cookies at Choice Eats 2011 in NYC.
Toast topped with smoked salmon and domestic Sturgeon caviar. A luxurious bite.
Comforting bowl of homemade noodle soup with seared pork chop (marinated in white shoyu), enoki mushrooms, hard boiled egg, and choy sum tips
Tower of Caviar (trout roe) and Salmon Buckwheat Blini Torte
A little healthy (granola) and boozy (Bourbon infused maple syrup and Cognac) for breakfast. In ice cream form.
Homemade turnip cake (lo bak gao) for Chinese New Year. A traditional dish for my family on this holiday.
Roasted beet salad "tart" from 10 Downing Restaurant that utilizes local ingredients in New York City.