** featured ** as if we didn't have enough of an identity crisis... oh the oxymoron that is bacon-wrapped matzoh balls [recipe from top chef ilan hall]
might never have to go into one of three LA restaurants by suzanne goin now that we have her recipe for gorgeous Pear Tart...
Tom Kha Gai - A tutorial for beginners on how to make this restaurant version of this famous Thai dish at home without commercial Tom Kha paste
VERY clever - and much easier than making an actual whole turducken... turducken MEATBALLS (with chorizo, too)
Scallops with a Dulce de Leche sauce. Inspired by a dish at The Blue Door at the Delano.
A great place to grab a bite in Boulder, Colorado - Pica's Mexican Taqueria. Try the tacos al pastor!
Banh Beo: Steamed Vietnamese Rice Cakes. Hoai Hue Restaurant in San Diego, CA.
The Rincon Martini (Gin, Honeydew, and Roasted Grapes) form Providence in Hollywood.
Looks can be deceiving. This burger is stuffed with BUTTER. Yep! Butter burger from Crest Cafe in San Diego, CA.
since kimchi is basically cabbage...makes sense to make mini cabbages with kimchi! david chang's Brussels Sprouts with Kimchi Puree and Bacon
Chicken liver crème caramel with Niman Ranch bacon, microgreens and plum from Public in New York City.
A ham and cheese sandwich from Amato's, inventor of the "Italian" sandwich in Portland, Maine.
From Anis Cafe and Bistro, Atlanta, GA-Moules Marinieres-mussels, white wine, garlic, parsley, cream
Marinated Sardines with Arugula and a zesty dressing of garlic, lemon, parsley and chilli - one of the bright and vibrant small plates at Jamie Oliver's Italian restaurant.
Roasted veal tongue salad from Convivio in New York City.
Stephi's on Tremont's signature snack - deep fried macaroni & cheese balls on a stick! (Boston, MA)
An indulgent Gnocchi à la Parisienne. A surprising way to make gnocchi without potatoes or ricotta in sight.
Pineapple-jicama Salsa at Agua Verde in Seattle, WA
Chinese Roast Duck at East Corner Wonton (Chinatown, NYC)
Recap/review of a tasty meal at Pannullo's Italian Restaurant in Winter Park, FL.
General Tso's Chicken: Forget take out... have fun cooking & dining in!
a reader asked us for the recipe from the restaurant... and we found it! Creamy Rock Shrimp Tempura from Nobu Matsuhisa
From Spice Market at the W Hotel-Midtown-Atlanta. Spiced Chicken Samosas, Cilantro Yogurt
Char Grilled Calamari from F.I.S.H
One last taste of summer: Zucchini ribbons with basil-almond pesto.
Truffled Gnocchi with peas and chanterelles recipe for the ever incredible Barbara Lynch!
Canning Restaurant Style Salsa
Enjoy the newest trend in cocktails -- ones made with wine, such as this Pretty in Pink that uses Sauvignon Bllanc.
Sprinkles' $4 cupcake: is it worth it?
Everyone looks for a basic tomato sauce in their repertoire. I gave Scott Conant's famous simple recipe a try...
Mongolian Beef - the most requested recipe
Crab legs at Neptune's Net in Malibu, CA
The Grove plates poached eggs with silky sheets of La Quercia prosciutto, a pair of poached eggs and salty Parmesan shavings on supple toast.
These beets are off the menu of the latest pop-up restaurant space, Hel Yes!, launched for the London Design Festival in hommage to Finland's brightest young chefs and designers.