Flavor Excursions #23 Lobster and Bellinies rooftop addition.

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Flavor Excursions #22 Greece

Here are a few highlights from Flavor Excursions #22 Greece. Thanks to Karen Wink for the photo credit.

CULINARIA The Caribbean

CULINARIA has been my favorite go to cook book for years. It’s so much more than a cookbook, more like an encyclopedia to the worlds culinary landscape. Everything from alcohol to deserts are covered regionally in each book be it France or Russia. I own many and The Caribbean is the latest to add to […]

Molecular Gastronomy

Let me start out by saying that molecular gastronomy isn’t a trend that I’m about to hop on like an amusement park ride. I’ve dabbled a bit here and there with agar-agar and toyed with foams back in 1999 but it has never been a often used tool in my repertoire. Is it cool? Yes. […]

Serenade Supper Club #7

We were pleased to have Kameron Corvet as our featured artist for the evening. Kameron’s sound and guitar playing left many wanting to hear more from him. August 1st Menu 1st course: – Heirloom tomato & mozzarella caprese salad with basil oil and white balsamic reduction 2nd course: – Red pepper braised chicken & rice […]

Keeping it fresh and fun with the guys at DISH DIVE!

DISH DIVE is a new restaurant located in KIRKWOOD owned and operated by Chef Travis Carroll & Jeff Myers. I have known Jeff over the last few years collaborating on some really cool dinners. Our first colab was Flavor Excursions #17 where the FE team featuring Chef Shane Devereux and executed a 6 course dinner […]

Serenade Supper Club! Trailer…

Serenade Supper Club, a great experience from whatever angle your enjoying it from. Check it out!

Citrus Dressing

This is a great dressing for the approaching spring weather. Great on salads or an awesome marinade for poultry or just drizzle on some fish after cooking. Enjoy Chef Hopeton Citrus Vinaigrette 1 1/3 c orange juice 1/3 c lime juice ¼ c rice wine vin 2 T Honey ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp […]

Riesling poached scallop over Parsnip puree and puff pastry with blueberry compote.

Fine Steaks & Small Plates @ Cigar City Club.

Few years ago I met Julius Bolton, who asked me to cook birthday dinner for his wife Olga. The dinner got such rave reviews that over next years I have been back in their house as their private chef cooking for different family occasions. One of these nights Julius shared with me his vision of […]