Category Archives: Food

Carnevino [3,] Las Vegas NV

Carnevino Peach Bellini Gougeres with Gorgonzola Rosemary Rolls with Lardo and Salted Butter Grilled Octopus with pickled vegetables and limoncello Insalata Caprese with burrata and basil Bruschetta di Stracciatella with charred summer squash Carne Cruda Alla Piemontese – chopped to … Continue reading

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The Griddle Cafe at SLS [2,] Las Vegas NV

The Griddle Café at SLS Las Vegas Medium Roast Coffee “Good Ol’ Fashioned” Our original buttermilk recipe, griddle-cooked to perfection! The Golden Ticket panCAKE Shake – Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Griddled Buttermilk Cake, Giffard Banana Liqueur, Kissed Caramel Vodka, Cinnamon … Continue reading

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Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres, Las Vegas NV

Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres Parker House Rolls Foieffle Air waffles, foie espuma, peanut butter, honey Foie Gras “Floating Island” Foie gras soup, fresh corn espuma Morcilla with Uni – Spanish blood sausage, fresh sea urchin Clover Club – Gin, … Continue reading

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Pot Liquor CAS, Las Vegas NV

Pot Liquor CAS Pork Belly with Country Grits Slow Smoked, Hand Sliced Texas Style Brisket, Louisiana Hot Links, Spicy ‘Cue, Sweet ‘Cue “Spare Me Baby” – Dry Rubbed Spareribs, Mopped Baby Back Ribs, Cornbread with Honey Butter, Mac n’ Cheese … Continue reading

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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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TC’s Rib Crib, Las Vegas NV

TC’s Rib Crib Sliced Brisket, Pulled Pork, Spare Ribs, Cornbread Spare Rib Close-Up Mac n’ Cheese Sweet Potato Fries Biscuit “New Orleans” French Toast with Sliced Bananas Banana Pudding Red Velvet Cake Praline Located near Norm’s Eggs Café in a … Continue reading

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Mr. Mama’s, Las Vegas NV

Mr. Mama’s Buttermilk Biscuit Jumbo Cinnamon Roll Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes   Two Eggs and Bottomless Coffee Served with Pancakes (Daily Special) Single Serving of French Toast One of the longest standing members on my breakfast ‘to-do’ list and a place … Continue reading

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Bottlefork, Chicago IL

Bottlefork Bag of Crisps and Eggs – Malt Vinegar Powder and Sea Salt Popcorn Sweetbreads – Calabrian Chili Aioli Beef Cheek Poutine – Lemmenec Fries, Wisconsin Curds Rich Man Po-Boy – Lobster, Foie Gras, Crispy Oysters Creamy Kale with Duck … Continue reading

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Dusek’s, Chicago IL

Dusek’s Gemuse Gimlet – Death’s Door Gin, Fresh Line Sour, Ginger, Celery, Hefeweisen General Tso’s Sweetbreads – wood roasted shishito peppers, pickled daikon, pea tendril Warm Brandade – pickled red melrose, charred cippollini relish, beef fat chips Roasted Blue Crab … Continue reading

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Waffles Cafe, Chicago IL

Waffles Café Birthday Cake Wonut / Lemon Blueberry Wonut/ Mexican Chocolate Wonut Pound Cake French Toast with Balsamic Berries In search of something sweet after our disappointing lunch at Yum Cha it was to trendy hybrid food that we turned … Continue reading

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Yum Cha Dim Sum Parlor, Chicago IL

Yum Cha Chili Oil, Spicy Mustard, Hoisin Crab ‘Rangoon’ Har Gow Foie Gras Egg Custard Tarts Xiao Long Bao BBQ Pork Buns Creamy Chicken Bun Egg Yolk Fried Sweet Potatoes Fried Taro and Pork Peking Duck with Truffled Gravy Walnut … Continue reading

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Nico Osteria, Chicago IL

Nico Osteria Blueberry Coffee Cake, Kouign Amann, Strawberry Cream Cheese Roll Ricotta Bomboloni with Fior de latte, Vanilla Infused Honey, Fresh Preserves Oven Baked Pancake with Raspberries, Pistachios, Fior di latte, Burton’s Maple Syrup Porchetta Autostrada Sandwich with Roasted Purple … Continue reading

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Stan’s Donuts & Coffee, Chicago IL

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee Biscoff Pocket Nutella Pocket Blueberry Old Fashioned Apple Fritter Pretzel Twist Maple Caramel Pecan Bacon Bar Imported from Los Angeles and all dressed up for a Chicago debut on Damen my early morning stop at Stan’s … Continue reading

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The Promontory, Chicago IL

The Promontory Thursdays on 53rd – Leatherbee Gin, Market Berry Meritage, Lemon, Aromatic Bitters Iced Americano HOUSE CHARCUTERIE BOARD – pork pate, foie gras wild mushroom terrine, serrano, rillette, mostarda GRILLED LAMB BURGER – preserved tomato relish, pickled red onion, … Continue reading

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Brindille, Chicago IL

Brindille Jean d’Arc – No. 3 Gin, White Currant Jam, Black Currant Caviar Semolina Bread with Honey Butter Prince Edward Island Oysters, Eggs Brouilles, Leeks, Oscietra Caviar Steak Tartare with Flavors of Rye, Sorrel, Pickled Mustard Seeds, Arugula, Quail Egg … Continue reading

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Table, Donkey and Stick, Chicago IL

Table Donkey and Stick Bacon Steak – Fried Polenta, Gorgonzola, Picked Onion, Mushroom Jus, Poached Egg Fried Chicken – Smoked Potatoes & Corn, Chard, Spicy Aioli, Fried Egg Duck Sausage – Biscuit and Gravy, Caramelized Kale, Poached Egg Peach Coffee … Continue reading

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Miko’s Italian Ice, Chicago IL

Miko’s Italian Ice Strawberry Pineapple Chocolate Coconut Largely underwhelmed by my previous experiences with Italian Ice both in Boston and The City of Brotherly Love it was entirely an effect of the blazing sun and a long morning walk that … Continue reading

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Bad Wolf Coffee, Chicago IL

Bad Wolf Coffee Canele Blueberry Muffin Blueberry Buckle Cream Cheese Danish Located just minutes from Bakin’ & Eggs with Canele de Bordeaux guaranteed fresh from their copper molds at 10am it was only an unexpected closure due to the birth … Continue reading

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Bakin’ & Eggs, Chicago IL

Bakin’ & Eggs Intelligentsia Coffee Bacon Donut with Maple Glaze Glazed and Raised Donut   Blueberry Scone Earl Grey and Golden Raisin Scone   Red Velvet Cupcake Carrot Cake Cupcake Triple Berry Pancakes – Raspberry, Strawberry, and lots o’ Blueberries … Continue reading

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Cellar Door Provisions, Chicago IL

Cellar Door Provisions Kouign Amann Ricotta Peach Muffin    Canele Located in Logan Square, with a wall mounted menu that is rewritten daily, Cellar Door Provisions can best be described as a labor of love; a collaboration of three friends … Continue reading

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