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Best Friend by Roy Choi, Las Vegas NV

Best Friend by Roy Choi Watermelon – Sesame Infused Fortaleza Tequila, Lime, Fresh Watermelon Hawaiian Rolls Spicy Cucumber Banchan Sesame Broccoli Banchan Los Vegas Salad – Mixed Greens, Farmer’s Market Vegetables, Chili Soy Dressing Uni Dynamite Rice – Santa Barbara … Continue reading

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Esther’s Kitchen [4,] Las Vegas NV

Esther’s Kitchen Prosciutto + Fontina Biscuits, Chive Butter Lemon Ricotta Toast, Hazelnuts, Chestnut Honey Avocado Toast, Radish, Chives, Pickled Onion, Sorrel Smoked Ocean Trout Toast, Schmear, Red Onion, Capers, Tomatoes Pistachio Butter Toast, Raspberry Jam, Sea Salt, Lemon Zest Omelette, … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Pudding, Breakfast, Esther's Kitchen, Food, French Toast, Italian, Las Vegas, Nevada, pancake, Pancakes, Pizza, Pork, Rooster Boy, Rooster Boy Granola, Truffle, Truffles Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Beaumont’s Southern Kitchen, North Las Vegas NV

Beaumont’s Southern Kitchen Big Red Soda, Abita Root Beer on Tap Hot Damn Margarita – Sauza Gold Tequila, Lime Juice, Housemade Cilantro Syrup, Triple Sec, Fire Water Bitters, Jalapeno Bloody Mary – Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Spicy House Mix, Jalapeño-Candied Bacon, … Continue reading

Posted in Beaumont’s, Beaumont’s Southern Kitchen, Coffee, Cornbread, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Las Vegas, Nevada, North Las Vegas, Pork, Tasting Menu Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Naked City Pizza Catering [2,] Las Vegas NV

Naked City Pizza Catering Roasted Garlic Buns – Naked City Red Sauce Meatball Skillet – Grandma’s Meatballs, Naked City Red Sauce, Mozzarella Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Crostini Guinea Pie Full Sheet – White Garlic Sauce, Spinach, Grandma’s Meatballs, Mozzarella Cheese, Ricotta … Continue reading

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Mama Bird Southern Kitchen, Las Vegas NV

Mama Bird Southern Kitchen Better Not Be Instant Coffee Liam’s Lime Ginger Beer Liam’s Jalapeno Ginger Beer Spicy Fried Green Beans, Dill Ranch Dip Pimento Cheese, Bacon Jam, Saltines, Candied Jalapeno Peppers Wicked Deviled Eggs, Candied Jalapeno Peppers, Bacon Smoked … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Coffee, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Las Vegas, Liam’s Ginger Beer, Mama Bird, Mama Bird Southern Kitchen, Nevada, Pork, Waffle, Waffles Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire [7,] Las Vegas NV

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire Canapes – Lavash Cracker, Sweet Potato Puree with Cumin, Parmesan Gougere with Mascarpone and Nutmeg, Razor Clam and Radish Tartlet, Hibiscus Marshmallow with Thai Basil Agar, Compressed Watermelon with Campari Baguette, Black Moroccan Olive Bread, Charcoal … Continue reading

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SkyBar, Las Vegas NV

SkyBar The Atomic – Champagne, Vodka, Apricot Brandy, Fino Sherry Spanish Trail – Azunia Organic Tequila, Mandarin Liqueur, Fresh Lime, Blood Orange-Grand Marnier Foam, Sea Salt Custom Margarita – Blackberry, Tequila, Rosemary The Strip – Hendricks Gin, Fresh Lime, Cucumber … Continue reading

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Best of 2018 – Meals, Savories, Sweets

  2018 was a year of challenges, but also one of accomplishments. From building a new practice to helping mother and aunt relocate to Las Vegas the financial aspects of these last twelve months led to several self-imposed limitations while … Continue reading

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PQR, New York NY

PQR Burrata and Basil Slice / Genovese Cherry Tomato Slice Smoked Provolone, Bacon, Pumpkin Slice / Mozzarella and Marinara Slice Soppressata Slice Opened in March of 2018 by Rome’s Angelo Iezzi it was based on good word of mouth that … Continue reading

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MAMA’S TOO!, New York NY

MAMA’S TOO! Cacio e Pepe Slice / Poached Pear, Gorgonzola, Hot Honey Slice / Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Slice Pepperoni Slice The House Pizza Owned by Frank Tuttolomondo, his parent’s Restaurant titled Mama’s Pizza just a few blocks away, it … Continue reading

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Levain Bakery (Amsterdam Avenue,) New York NY

Levain Bakery Banana Chocolate Chip Bread Valrhona Roll Oatmeal Cookie Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookie With four locations including one in the Hamptons it was rekindling forgotten love that a stop was made at Levain Bakey on Christmas Eve, … Continue reading

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Récolte, New York NY

Récolte Maple Lover Almond Croissant Kouign Amann Caramel Sweetie Canele Dark Chocolate Canele Launched in late-2017 and recently making noise by way of a pending collaboration with Michael Laiskonis it was on Christmas Eve that Récolte was visited, the Upper … Continue reading

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Lilia, New York NY

Lilia Cacio e Pepe Frittelle Prosciutto, Balsamic Mustard, Parmigiano Butter Sheeps Milk Cheese Agnolotti, Saffron, Dried Tomato, Honey Mafaldini, Pink Peppercorn, Parmigiano Squash Ravioli, Hazelnuts, Parmigiano, Rosemary Ricotta Gnocchi, Broccoli Pesto, Basil, Pistachios Olive Oil Cake, Figs, Grappa, Whipped Cream … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn, Dessert, Food, Gnocchi, Italian, Lilia, New York, Pasta, Pork, Vacation Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Patisserie Tomoko, New York NY

Patisserie Tomoko Cold Brew Coffee Salty Caramel Nut Tart, Fresh Whipped Cream Berry Mille Crepe Cake Black Sesame Dacquoise Pumpkin Cheesecake, Fresh Whipped Cream, Chai Ice Cream Sweet Potato Apple Cake, Maple Almond Ice Cream Yuzu Dacquoise, Green Tea Cookie, … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn, Coffee, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, New York, Patisserie Tomoko, Tasting Menu, Vacation Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream (LaGuardia Place,) New York NY

Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream Samples: Cookies & Cream, French Fry, Bourbon Vanilla, Peaches n’ Clotted Cream, Sesame Caramel, Papaya Guava Bourbon Vanilla on a Sugar Cone / Cookies & Cream on a Sugar Cone Koppelman Ice Cream Cake – Peanut … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Morgenstern’s, Morgenstern’s Finest, Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream, Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream LaGuardia Place, Morgenstern’s Finest LaGuardia Place, Morgenstern’s LaGuardia Place, New York, Vacation Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Casa Enrique, New York NY

Casa Enrique Horchata Paloma – Jimador Blanco, Grapefruit Juice, Club Soda Duros – Salsa Chilaquiles Rojos – Corn Tortillas, Salsa Roja, Onion, Cream, Queso Fresco, Avocado De Pollo con Mole de Piaxtla – Chicken Breast, Corn Tortilla, Mole Sauce, Onion, … Continue reading

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Studio at Freehand Hotel, New York NY

Studio at Freehand Hotel Cold Brew Coffee Halva Caramel Bun Chocolate Babka Coffee Cake Apricot Persian Love Cake In an era when Instagram has greatly influenced the way Pastry Chefs are forced to think a number of recent visits to … Continue reading

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The Doughnut Project (7th Avenue,) New York NY

The Doughnut Project White Chocolate with Pink Peppercorn Glaze Doughnut The New Old Fashioned Doughnut Tullamore Dew Whiskey and Espresso Doughnut The Bronx Doughnut with Olive Oil Glaze and Black Pepper Having enjoyed the fried Dough, though less-so service, at … Continue reading

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Orwasher’s (East 78th Street,) New York NY

Orwasher’s Almond Croissant Raspberry Jelly Donut Chocolate Old Fashioned Donut Tricolore Cookies Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookie Black & White Cookie With locations on both the Upper East and Upper West sides of Manhattan plus Brooklyn it was early Sunday … Continue reading

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Benno, New York NY

Benno Occidentale – Housemade Jasper’s MIX, Masala Chai, 2 Rums, Amara Bitter Orange Black Pepper Grissini Scallop – Cucumber, Apple, Olive Oil Sourdough Baguette – Labneh Butter Carnaroli Risotto – Blue Hubbard Squash, Chestnuts, Castelrosso Cheese Smoked Sea Trout – … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Dessert, Foie, Foie Gras, Food, Gnocchi, Ice Cream, Italian, La Colombe, La Colombe Coffee, La Colombe Coffee Roasters, Lobster, New York, Pork, Sweetbread, Sweetbreads, Truffle, Truffles, Vacation Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,