Category Archives: Tiramisu

Japanese Cuisine by Omae, Las Vegas NV

Japanese Cuisine by Omae Matcha Sakizuke – Ikura and Mushrooms with Grated Daikon, Ponzu Sauce Zensai – Amaebi Tartar, Celeriac Puree, Tomato Sorbet, Shrimp Chips Mushimono – Steamed Scallop, Mozzarella, Grated Turnip, Golden Brown Sauce Sashimi – Salmon, Horse Mackerel, … Continue reading

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Naked City Pizza on Paradise, Las Vegas NV

Naked City Pizza on Paradise Chicken Wing Dip with Grilled Flatbread Garlic Buns with Mozzarella and Red Sauce Runny Egg Carbonara with Pancetta   Hot Mama – Salami and Ham on House Baked Roasted Garlic Bread, baked with Provolone, Mozzarella, … Continue reading

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Bacchanal Buffet, Las Vegas NV

Bacchanal Buffet Coffee / Champagne / Ice Water Shu Mai / Har Gow / BBQ Pork Bun / Custard Bao / Taro Bao / Roast Duck / Roast Pork Chicken and Waffles / French Toast with Whipped Cream, Bananas, Caramel … Continue reading

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Holsteins, Las Vegas NV

Holsteins Buttered Popcorn Tiramisu Shake – Mascarpone Ice Cream, Ladyfinger Crumbs, Patron Xo Café, Chocolate Syrup, Cocoa Powder, Espresso Beans Banana Cream Pie – Bananas, Vanilla Custard, Nilla Wafers, Caramel, Crème de Banane, Licor 43, White Chocolate Covered Nutty Banana … Continue reading

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Vila Algarve, Las Vegas NV

Vila Algarve Milk Bread Half Chorizo – Pork Sausage with Red Wine, Flame Grilled and finished tableside Trinchado Chicken – Red Wine, Creamy Sauce, Olives, Toasted Bread Halloumi Cheese – Goat Cheese, Sweet and Sour Snails – Chardonnay White Wine … Continue reading

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Freed’s Bakery, Las Vegas NV

Freed’s Bakery   Assorted Cookies (Cat’s Tongue, Marzipan, Walnut, Pecan, Chocolate Walnut, Butter, Nut Crispy) Sourcream Cake Sample   Tiramisu Slice    Wedding Cake Slice Red Velvet Cupcake Carrot Cake Cupcake Crispy Chocolate Roll Having arranged for an eight person … Continue reading

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chi SPACCA, Los Angeles CA

chi SPACCA Affettati Misti – Coppa, Pancetta Rigatino, Speck, Calabrese, Trappist, Trotter Fritti Pickles Lardo Mantecato Pane Bianco Focaccia Di Recco Lamb Neck Stracotto Beef and Bone Marrow Pie, Whipped Potatoes Pancetta Wrapped Sweetbreads Moorish Lamb Shoulder Chop Costata Alla … Continue reading

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MadHouse Coffee, Las Vegas NV

MadHouse Coffee Croissant Bread Pudding White Chocolate Raspberry Macaron Almond Croissant Nutellamisu Americano With 9 on the Plate not yet serving up sweets and myself running low on caffeine it was to MadHouse Coffee that I walked after dinner and … Continue reading

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Osteria del Circo, Las Vegas NV

Osteria del Circo Cherry Pecan, Focaccia, Ciabatta, Grissini, Olive Oil Margherita with Prosciutto Terrine de Foie Gras aux Figues et Gelee au Porto – Lillet Marinated Foie Gras Terrine, Poached Candy Stripe Fig, Black Currant Puree, Ruby Port Gelee, Black … Continue reading

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Piedigrotta, Baltimore MD

Piedigrotta Tiramisu Ricotta Cannoli Sfogliatelle Lobster Tail Diplomatica Located in Baltimore’s Little Italy and home to Carminantonio Iannaccone who, according to some, invented the Italian classic Tiramisu in his native Ponte di Piave Italy over forty years ago it was … Continue reading

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[lost meals] Dunwell Doughnuts and Dominique Ansel [2], New York NY

The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the Los … Continue reading

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Buca, Toronto ON

The Gist: With reviews from chefs, ‘foodies,’ and the media all largely positive despite a website that leaves the menu shrouded in secrecy and a location that is not exactly easy to find Rob Gentile’s Buca Enoteca has quickly ascended … Continue reading

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Joe Beef, Montreal QC

The Gist: http://www.joebeef.ca/ The Why: Along with Au Pied du Cochon, David McMillan and Frédéric Morin’s 75-seat bastion of heavy locally sourced gluttony was at the top of my “to-dine” list when making my first visit to Montreal. Having garnered … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bistro (4) and Jean Philippe at Aria, Las Vegas NV

There are very few restaurants I feel compelled to return to again and again – the ones I do are genuinely mind blowing (Alinea,) cheap and kitschy (Griddle Café,) or…well, Bouchon Las Vegas. Open for breakfast, brunch, and dinner I’d … Continue reading

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Matsuhisa, Los Angeles CA

Dining with two who prefer their seafood cooked but wanting to have some high quality sushi during our most recent trip to LA there were a number of choices, but in the end I went with the most “LA” of … Continue reading

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Vetri, Philadelphia PA

With Amis and Osteria setting the stage, Marc Vetri’s eponymous temple of contemporary Italian was “THE” destination restaurant of my visit to Philadelphia. Opened in 1998 and consistently named as one of the 40-best restaurants in the country by Gayot … Continue reading

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Amis Trattoria, Philadephia PA

Most epicures are aware of Marc Vetri and more and more are learning quickly of his 2010 Beard Award winning protégé Jeff Michaud. With three restaurants currently running under the Vetri lineup I have to admit that part of the … Continue reading

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Il Pizzaiolo, Pittsburgh PA

Amongst the many organizations guiding and teaching the production of Neapolitan style pizza the Verace Pizza Napoletana Association is one of the most famous and well regarded. With less than 50 approved locations nationwide and only one in the Midwest … Continue reading

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Ristorante Tosca, Washington DC

Gun-shy to “fine-dining” Italian outside of New York and a few select spots elsewhere I had originally planned to conclude our myriad lunches in the DC area with Korean or Ethiopian food – I had considered this until a trusted … Continue reading

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Picholine, New York NY

I realize it is widely known that New Years Eve is second only to perhaps Valentine’s Day as the worst day for an gastronome to go out to eat – rushed service, inflated prices, servers who would rather be out … Continue reading

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