What's the Queen of all things culinary, really like? My Martha Stewart Show experience...
Speciale Pizza from Co. (Company) Chelsea, NYC.
Asparagus, Parmesan, quail eggs, black truffle, sea salt
Flat Iron Steak with Herb Butter Recipe from Brooklyn's Marlow & Sons (plus wine pairing recommendation - Kuleto Estate 2005 Syrah)
Lavender at Union Square Greenmarket.
An incredibly decadent chocolate cake: brownie crumbles sandwiched between two layers of chocolate cake - all topped with a chocolate ganache!
Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery's Easter Bunnies - recipe! amazingly, not that complex
The oozy, gooey, molten cheese core of Shake Shack's 'Shroom burger.
Pasqualino di Riso (rice pudding tart) from Sullivan Street Bakery - NYC
Carnegie Deli's "Tongue's For the Memory" tongue, coleslaw, corned beef, cheese sandwich
Gramercy Tavern's pastrami sandwich. Part of their Soup & Sandwich lunch deal.
Squid Ink Taglioni with Clams
Doughnut Plant's mythical Rose Petal Doughnut. I found it. Egg free, all natural, yummy.
Banh Mi sandwich in New York City.
Blueberry Pierogis from a little restaurant in a Polish area of Brooklyn
Mini Liege Waffle (Wafelini) from Wafels & Dinges
"Ham and Cheese" pizza from Co. in New York, the 1st sit-down restaurant from Sullivan St. Bakery's Jim Lahey. The toppings were: pecorino, gruyere, buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, and caraway
Death & Company, a leader in New York City's speakeasy revival, classes up the joint with studied, elegant cocktails.
Homemade Oreo Cookies recipe from Trois Pommes Patisserie, Brooklyn
Grilled Chicken Press with Fresh Mozzarella, Pesto, and Roasted Tomato, aka Michigan #6 from Grey Dog Coffee
Sea urchin panna cotta with caviar, seaweed, and chilled ocean consomme. Literally, a bite of the sea. Picholine (New York, New York)
Juicy Pastrami Sandwich from New York's Katz Delicatessen
Lost in Translation?
Foie gras ganache. Aquavit (New York, New York)
Duck roasted with a lavender glaze. It is presented table-side, then carved, and plated. Eleven Madison Park (New York City)
Sauteed red snapper and caramelized cauliflower from the Nougatine dining room within Jean Georges in NYC
In this economy, even restaurants are being frugal. eli zabar uses leftover doughnuts (unsold at the end of the day) and makes bread pudding
Egg Brunch Pizza from Motorino (Brooklyn)
Cannoli from Little Italy in New York City.
Bulgogi beef sandwich at brunch time in Greenpoint Brooklyn
Peanut Butter cookie from Trois Pommes Patisserie in Brooklyn, NY
Bukudan - an assortment of barely cooked seafood and poached egg and natto beans. Served at Matsugen restaurant in NYC.
Delicious Airport Dining: moules frites at La Vie in JetBlue's Terminal 5 at JFK airport
Cheesy, stuffed burgers from The Stumble Inn.
Pan Fried Skate Sandwich. There was the right amount of sauce to match the perfectly-coated flaky fish.