My perfect lunch at Chez Panisse started with this elegant arugula salad.
Kalamar/Calamari : In "Cafe Istanbul" - a Review with lot of sampled food!
The Chicago Dog - one of many hot dog and artisan sausage offerings at Frank, a restaurant/bar/market in Austin, TX.
Monterey Albacore with dashi butter froth and seaweed bouillon at Saison in SF.
braised beef claypot
Fragrant and tropical coconut and jasmine ice cream bombe. Geronimo Restaurant, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Peach Ice Cream Sandwich with Graham Cracker Cookies, Bourbon and Pecans at A.O.C.
Using a fork to pitch the shell, we slurped down each mussel which was cooked in chilli, with delight.
"I was a baby bulimic" is how the book starts...former NYT Food Critic Frank Bruni chats with Sarah about his new book, Born Round, a memoir devoted to his very complicated relationship food [video]
Authentic chicken gyro, eaten on our trip to Athens.
Make your own Sugar-Spice Rub to recreate Pacifica Del Mar's signature dish: Barbecued Sugar-Spice Salmon with Mustard Sauce
Beautifully done bamboo clams, loaded with sweet buttery garlic!
Delicious Scallops with bean salad and bacon
Ramen noodle soup with a breaded pork cutlet, from Ramen-Ya in Montreal.
You like fish & chips? You will like the one here!
Want to "cook gourmet" without breaking your budget or going to culinary school? Here's one of my easy inspiration tips.
Dim Sum at Pearl Restaurant in Toronto, Canada.
Brioche Beignets with maple syrup at Presidio Social Club in SF.
Planning on travelling to Sydney? The wagyu burger is just one thing you must try in my list of Top 10 Sydney Eats for Tourists.
The perfect summer squash quiche recipe from the Blue Scorcher Bakery in Astoria Oregon.
The best crab cakes I've ever had - Sarah's Cafe in Wiscasset, Maine
Copy cat Panera Bread broccoli cheese soup - so close to the real thing, not sure I can tell the difference!
Make restaurant-quality sliders at home. So easy. So delicious. Sauteed onions make them perfect.
Uchi in Austin, TX makes an incredible maguro tuna and goat cheese sashimi-and now you can make it at home!
if you've ever dined at comme ca and had the blanc mange - then you know what LA Weekly's talkin 'bout. recipe for David Myers' blanc mange...
pulitzer-prize winning food writer jonathan gold's list of 99 Essential LA restaurants - even if u dont live here, his writing is OUSTANDING [pictured: riva restaurant]
Danish marshmallow confection: Just one of the many things I ate while vacationing in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Sudbury Sapporo Ichibang- where good food meets your tummy.
Chris Consentino's Boccalone sausage, cranberry beans, San Marzanos & soft cooked egg at Incanto. SF's Offal Mecca.
Duck confit from Post Meridian
Giant white beans with merguez sausage and breadcrumbs
Muffins or toast beneath the beautiful poached eggs. Salmon or ham to go along? And lots of hollandaise sauce too!
Sweet edamame and pistachios with mochi, and an interview with a master of Shojin Ryori.