It is interesting to observe how restauranteurs and chefs are constantly expressing themselves while connecting with their diners through carefully crafted ambiance/vibe, their staff and of course the presentation of their food. Constantly innovating, constantly adapting to the current trends… each establishment is trying to address a need. Be … Continue Reading ››
A recent week-long vacation to two historic European cities was filled with great memories (with friends and family), loads of laughs, tons of food, gallons of beer and gorgeous views. It was interesting to discover Prague and Vienna to be such melting pots of cultures and cuisines. While Prague … Continue Reading ››
Magician Matt! The sorcerer who, from his teeny-tiny kitchen inside a food truck, turns the everyday ordinary ingredient, named egg, into many creative and finger-licking dishes.
For weeks I have been strategizing on ways to get there! So I pitched the idea to friends and fellow-foodies. Sadly, it didn’t seem to appeal to any of them. One by one I heard all the reasons and excuses of why they cannot or will not join … Continue Reading ››
The weather is warming up and I am looking forward to summer! To me, summer is all about warm sun, cool beaches, chilled drinks, BBQ meats and seafood…. LOTS of seafood! Ah! Is there anything better than a hot buttered lobster roll? For many summers past, I … Continue Reading ››
“Molecular Gastronomy blends physics and chemistry to transform the tastes and textures of food. The result? New and innovative dining experiences.” (a quote from http://www.molecularrecipes.com/molecular-gastronomy/)
Hot, warm, cool, crisp, tender, crunchy, soft, spicy, sweet, sour, salty… Mmmmm! It’s not everyday that all these textures, flavors and temperatures come together in one bite, and every subsequent bite, to create a fabulous party in the mouth. A Vietnamese banh mi is a perfect example … Continue Reading ››
It was a beautiful spring morning. I was dressed and out of the house by 9:15 am. Time was of the essence. So, I took the short and scenic drive to my destination. Opened the door and walked in to analyze the situation.
Silence … Continue Reading ››