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.
Butterfish with caviar at L2O, the restaurant by Laurent Gras.
Aji/Spanish Mackerel Nigiri Sushi at Sushi Zo
Thomas Keller's chocolate cupcake, a sweet ending to a fried chicken night at Ad Hoc.
Beautiful Pork! In the kitchen of Sri Siam Cafe.
Peruvian Roasted Chicken, first attempt at copying Pollo A La Brasa's insanely deelish chicken at home.
Egg Brunch Pizza from Motorino (Brooklyn)
poached fish over parsnip puree with deep fried Brussels sprout leaves
A $30 Bite of Heaven: The Transcendent O-toro Sushi at Kyubey, Tokyo
Crispy waffle cut potato chips with a ricotta "dip"
Canard au Sange a la Presse: After the roasted duck is carved, the carcass is pressed to extract the blood and juice for a sauce. l'Ambassade de l'Ile (London, U.K.)
A tree sprouts milk chocolate truffles at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay at Royal Hospital Road. (London, U.K.)
“Piccola meringata” with Meyer lemon cream and wild huckleberry sauce. A dessert worth trying, even for brunch, at Zuni Cafe in SF.
Sunday Roast, St John Restaurant, London UK
Mixed organic spring mix, tomatoes, carrots and sunflower sprouts topped with sesame-ginger dressing
guacamole with an unidentifiable secret something (sun dried tomatoes?!) at Frontera Grill, a presidential dining choice in Chicago
Everything you love about spicy Thai food layered on a bubbly hot and delicious pizza.