Hope Lodge

So recently I had a great opportunity to help volunteer at the Hope Lodge. The Winn Dixe Hope Lodge is a facility designed to make patients being treated for cancer at Emory Hospital feel more comfortable and home like. This is truly a peaceful environment out doing some fine hotels I’ve visited. This was a […]

Flavor Excursions #15

This months menu: #15 FE Float into Fall Sweet Beet/horseradish granita with spicy grilled shrimp and blue cheese. Duck n Foie gras terrine with our pickles n mustard. *Turkey &Duck sausage PBR poached with Pear and White salad ( pear, cucumber, frisse, celery root),creamy pistachio dressing. Smoked BBQ Ox tail w marinated Pumpkin slaw, ricotta […]

Soup!

Soup is a delicious dish suitable for any occasion. Lunch, dinner, appetizer, entree or dessert, soup can play a memorable role if done right. I’ve made great soups in thirty minutes and some have taken over an hour. Here are some French classic soup categories. Ingredients may vary depending on your specific idea or recipe. […]

Flavor Excursions #7 French night

With skills learned at Atmosphere Bistro this dinner was a great success. Snack: mussels (moules) with lemon/ fennel cream. Course 1 Cauliflower soup with sweet tomato gelee. Course 2 Crawfish n shrimp Thermidor, truffled mushrooms Course 3 Foie trio Foie Gras/ strawberry Torchone w/ mango Chicken liver mousse/blueberry Course 4 Roasted lamb with Arugula, radish, […]

Flavor Excursions #5 Steak & Whisky

This dinner was great! Five courses of beef prepared five different ways via five different cuisines (French, Japanese, Argentina, American, Moroccan)

Flavor Excursions #3 Fried Chicken and Saki.

This was one of my favorite menus!

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Flavor Excursions #6 Asian night

This 11 course Asian dinner was a smash! Amuse bouce – Cherry with pickled ginger and mint. 1. Snapper, Snowcrab and Salmon roe roll. 2. Chilled scallop shashimi w green onion, daikon radish, hoisin dressing. 3. Panang curry Chicken ¬†dumplings. 4. Foil roasted Mataki mushroom. 5. Cilantro, radish BBQ ribs. 6.¬† Asian greens w shitake […]

Flavor Excursions #14 ‘Italian Night II’

Approaching in March, Flavor Excursions revisits Italy! Hears a look at whats to come….. Olive oil poached Tuna and quail egg bruschetta Polenta w cheese and anchovies Grilled squid over shaved fennel, lemon and arugula. Grilled Trevisso w grapes, pine nuts, cheese, crispy prosciutto and balsamic, Spinach n ricotta stuffed pasta, with creamy salt cod […]

Flavor Excursions #12 Valentines Seafood dinner.

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What an evening, filled with great food, libations and fun people. Take a look at the menu: Course 1 Mussel Bisque Course 2 House cured Sturgeon with caviar and black pepper/dill sour cream . Course 3 House smoked Trout and arugula bruschetta. Course 4 Poached Salmon balls with creamy spinach. Course 5 Curried Swordfish with […]