Having fully recovered from holiday travel, finally got around to clearing a few months of photos of our phone. Meals from Nashville, Oakland, Norwalk, Los Angeles and points in between. Always pleasant to mark the passage of time in dishes rather than days. (all taken with an iPhone)
Napa, San Francisco & Beverly Hills – a few recent dishes.
When you spend time with a group of amazing food stylists / photographers, you can’t help but evaluate your own craft and feel inspired to do better. Such was the case last weekend at the Alaska Seafood Culinary Retreat, presented by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.* Several days in Alaska learning about and enjoying the … Continue reading
Brussels sprouts roasted in the oven, with crispy outer leaves and silky interiors, are a favorite winter dish. Typically we would add lardons of bacon for their richness, salt and smoky flavor but with a hunk of Spanish dry chorizo in the fridge it seemed like the time to try something new. The defining ingredient … Continue reading
While visiting Washington, DC I had the chance to stop by Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca where James Barton, a friend and former roommate of mine from the CIA was in the kitchen. I was joined by another CIA alum and so James went off the menu and cooked for us. He started us off with this great … Continue reading