Saturday, October 31, 2009

HAPPY PUMPKIN DAY

PUMPKINS IN THE PARK
PUMPKIN PIE ICE CREAM

AND OF COURSE PUMPKIN PIE...

ONE FALL STEP FOR NEW YORK

There are two words to be said about a wet fall day in New York City "Look down"
Fall in NYC is my favorite season, the leafs, the clear crisp days and even the rainy ones are still kinda nice.






There are two words to be said about a wet fall day in New York City "Look down"
Fall in NYC is my favorite season, the leafs, the clear crisp days even the rainy ones are still kinda nice.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

CRAB CRACKING IN MARYLAND


I GOT IT CRACKING IN BALTIMORE! HANGING OUT WITH SOME OF MARYLAND'S BEST CRAB CRACKERS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI!!!


REIGNING 2008-2009
1/2 PINT CRAB CRACKING CHAMPION

SHE LOOKS INNOCENT BUT YOU SHOULD SEE THE FOREARMS ON THIS KID!
HER TECHNIQUE , HER PRECISION! SPECTACULAR!


Monday, October 26, 2009

8 HOURS IN NEW ORLEANS

A CITY FULL OF MYSTERY AND INTRIGUE AND SOULS


YOU CANNOT BE IN NEW ORLEANS WITHOUT EATING A SHRIMP AND OYSTER PO'BOY!
THIS CITY WILL NEVER STOP TICKING.


Sunday, October 18, 2009

L.A. food at Piccolo in Venice



I HAVE NEVER A BAD MEAL AT PICCOLO EVER!!!
IT'S DEFIANTLY ONE OF THE BENEFITS OF LIVING IN
LOS ANGELES
WHEN IN L.A. FOR A DAY YOU MUST! SOO YUMMY!


START WITH CRISPY CHOCOLATE RAVIOLI, OXTAIL RAGU

MAYBE SOME CAVIAR RAVIOLI , MASCARPONE


COOP DE VILLE IS NEVER FAR FROM A GREAT MEAL!

AND THE PLATES ALWAYS LOOK THE SAME AT THE END...EMPTY!

THE LOOK OF SATISFACTION


2 WORDS> SPOTTED PIG NYC

Thursday, October 15, 2009

MY FINAL BITE OF CHICAGO

WHITE BEAN SOUP FOR A RAINY AFTERNOON

SEPIA FOR LUNCH...NOT MAD AT ALL

FOUR SEASONS CHEFS LET ME ROCK.






MUCH LOVE AND THANKS TO THE CHEF AND STAFF AT THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL FOR LETTING ME HAVE MY WAY IN THERE KITCHEN FOR A WEEK GOOD FUN!

CHI NITES

THEY ARE IN CHICAGO NOT FROM CHICAGO.
MY BOY WORKING THE DOOR AT DANNY'S.. NOT FORM CHICAGO.
DANNY'S SO FUN!!

KICKING IT IN CHICAGO, WITH PEOPLE IN CHICAGO FROM EVERY WHERE ELSE.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

HANGING IN CHI TOWN

DJ PAPA G..SPINNIN THE REGGAE SOUNDS, HE KILLS IT TOO!

CHI TOWN FOLKS...FELL UP IN A REGGAE SPOT, AND ENDED UP BUSTING FREESTYLES WITH THESE CATS SO FUN!

EATING IN CHICAGO -AVEC Yummy!

Well I'm off to a good start! Where I'm staying, restaurants are good but a little to0 stuffy for me... So I ventured out last night and found AVEC... Amazing food great, amostphere, hip and the staff were Fantastic! (thanks Paul!) AVEC is the sister of BLACKBIRD and cousin of PUBLICAN. I plan to hit them all.
THE LIST: THE CHICAGO 20. PAUL'S LIST OF "DON'T MISS"DESTINATIONS


WHIPPED BRANDADE
CHORIZO-STUFFED MEDJOOL DATES WITH SMOKED BACON AND PIQUILLO PEPPER-TOMATO SAUCE



Cooking and Shopping in Chi town


MY ROOM AT THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL...YES, I SLEEP WITH FOOD!














IN NEW YORK YOU HAVE DEAN AND DELUCA, IN CHICAGO YOU GOT FOX AND OBEL

Sunday, October 4, 2009

GOOD MORNING CHICAGO


IM IN 'CHI' TOWN COOKING AND EATIN' MY WAY THROUGH THIS FOCKER!

Friday, October 2, 2009

THE BLACK LAST SUPPER?


I FOUND THIS TODAY AND JUST COULD NOT STOPPING THINKING ABOUT THE DIFFERENCE IN JUST THE FOOD AT THE "THE BLACK LAST SUPPER"... I MEAN, DID JESUS EAT FRIED CHICKEN? I KNOW THE GREENS MUST HAVE BEEN TO DIE FOR...

Thursday, October 1, 2009