Recently joined the CSA movement with Silver Lake Farms and have been receiving some of the loveliest, season’s bounty. Perfect for food experimenting, impromptu gatherings and dinner parties! [Sending love/thanks to Bruce for the CSA reference! His LA-centric blog is fantastico.]
This past week, our house hosted an impromptu potluck and birthday celeb for Kim. On the menu: 7 rad ladies, 5 bottles of vino, much laughter, ridiculous storytelling, cheese!, Cahn Jr’s caprese salad, The Bazaar’s guacamole, seasonal kale salad w/ fish sauce vin, warm parsnip/potato/carrot salad w/ honey-lime-dill vin, Vietnamese sizzling crepes aka banh xeo, Kathy’s orzo salad, Beard Papas! and a bottle of rose.
All I have to say is lulz
Gurrrrrrrrl, lemme tell you
Only food photo! A forest of greens to accompany the banh xeo. Red sails lettuce, perilla leaves, mint, Thai basil
"The only people who ever get anyplace interesting are the people who get lost." -Thoreau
"He’s now planning to blend the audible and the edible at Alinea. The crescendo of the dessert course comes when servers roll out a silicone tablecloth and begin smearing the surface with a variety of sauces and garnishes and treats. All of a customer’s senses go into overdrive: There is the visual spectacle, the fragrance, the flavor, and even the feel." Sounds like a drug. The power of food. AND music. Shit. I believe.
For a new generation of chefs, music inspires the way they cook, becoming a pivotal part of their creative process.
It all began with Ferran Adria in more ways than one. It was because he reached out to me in 2001, invited me to come see him (in spite of the fact that I had written unflatteringly of him in Kitchen Confidential) that my partnership with zero point zero productionbegan. It was because he…
Duh. That’s me! #7, the Alpastoravore.
From well-known categories like vegetarian, omnivore, and vegan to more recent dietary descriptions like “flexitarian” and Mark Zuckerberg’s eat-only-what-you-kill approach, the modern-day eater has dozens of dietary categories to choose from.
Here, we imagine what might happen if a few of these folks sat down to dinner together. Click the image for descriptions of each of their eating habits.