Sea urchin panna cotta with caviar, seaweed, and chilled ocean consomme. Literally, a bite of the sea. Picholine (New York, New York)
What shape are YOUR burgers? Round? Square? Triangle? I've seen them all.
Juicy Pastrami Sandwich from New York's Katz Delicatessen
worthy of a hunt down, the recipe for paella from Bar Pintxo
the talk of the foodie town in LA is The Bazaar by Jose Andres, and SIV confirms with a rare 4 star review - caviar cones with salmon roe
A visit to the wittly named Nopalito -- offspring of SF's beloved Nopa -- for authentic Mexican food made with local and sustainable ingredients.
it's a carrot cake, yes, but this is for a tip on how to light something like this on a tabletop in a dim restaurant (no flash!)
Lost in Translation?
A visit to a traditional Kenyan restaurant: homestyle food like fried tilapia, sukuma wiki, ugali, chapati, and the chicken special!
Lobster Spaghetti, creamy tomato sauce, zucchini, basil at Pesce.
Chili Beef Ramen-noodles in spicy pork and chicken broth topped with grilled sirloin steak, fresh chillies, red onions, bean sprouts, coriander, spring onions, lime - at Wagamama in Camden Town, London
Crispy falafel burger - crunchy outside, warm, comforting inside. chefburger (Kansas City, Missouri)
Grilled Lamb Chop with brown mushroom sauce
Chinese Restaurant Style Green Beans with soy, honey, and garlic
Ham & Brie crepe at Le Petit Zinc, a new cafe/ creperie in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood
Mouthwateringly fresh - salmon sashimi for our Valentines dinner at Musashi.
Braised Chicken and Chestnut Casserole
Gnudi - ricotta filled dumplings - from Sportello, a Boston counter spot
Empanadas filled with cheese
Foie gras ganache. Aquavit (New York, New York)
French gets tropical - pineapple souffle with Thai curry ice cream recipe from Gordon Ramsay's restaurant in the London Hotel, LA
Hibiscus soda with pineapple balls and freshly cracked pepper. Hibiscus (London, U.K.)
Japanese BBQ of wagyu beef and pork collar - simply divine!
Succulent Duck breast with parsnip, apples, bacon, butternut squash & red wine at Animal
A clever double entendre - "Egg Caviar." Jean Georges (New York)
Duck roasted with a lavender glaze. It is presented table-side, then carved, and plated. Eleven Madison Park (New York City)
Perfectly hard-boiled egg with roasted beets, greens and anchovies.
The Country Bread at Bar Tartine may very well be the best thing on their brunch menu. Not to mention the best bread in San Francisco.
Ozumo's Karaitini – Wasabe sake infused vodka, fresh strawberry, jalapeno, and ginger
Sink your teeth into L.A.'s finest burger.
Pork belly buns from Charles Phan's new restaurant - Heaven's Dog
Salmon roe at Nippon in San Diego look like little jewels.
Borekas - a flaky pastry encasing a molten mix of cheese and spices.
**editor** he's just not that into you; and she's just not that into...thai.