Category Archives: La Colombe

Publican Quality Meats [Private Event,] Chicago IL

Publican Quality Meats Charcuterie – Guinea Amaro Pate, Spicy Coppa, ‘nduja, pickled vegetables, mustard, whole wheat bread Cheese – Alpha Tolman, Shropshire Blue, Red Hawk, Raspberry Jam, Kumquats, Sugar and Spice Mixed Nuts Spicy Pork Rinds Sourdough Bread, Local Butter, … Continue reading

Posted in Alliance Bakery, Bread Basket, Chicago, Coffee, Dessert, Food, Illinois, La Colombe, Pork, Publican Quality Meats, Vacation

Enoch’s Doughnuts at Endgrain, Chicago IL

EndGrain La Colombe Americano   Enoch’s Doughnuts Pumpkin with Spiced Pepitas Bourbon Vanilla Chocolate Turtle Salted Caramel Bacon Butterscotch Honey Glazed German Chocolate Waking up early on the day of ‘The Game’ for a long morning run I was a … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Chicago, Coffee, Dessert, Endgrain, Enoch's Doughnuts, Food, Illinois, La Colombe, Pork, Vacation

Gordon Ramsay Steak, Las Vegas NV

Gordon Ramsay Steak Bread and Butter – Devonshire Butter with Volcanic Salt, Lemon Focaccia with Olive Oil, Black Truffle Mushroom with Pancetta and pork fat, Baguette with Blue Cheese and Walnut Red Lion – tanqueray gin, grand marnier, lemon, orange … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Dessert, Foie, Food, Gnocchi, Gordon Ramsay Steak, Ice Cream, La Colombe, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pork, Vacation

Ariccia Italian Market, La Jolla CA

Ariccia Americano Sue Sweet Macarons – Cherry, Lime, Lemon, Raspberry, Mint, Caramel, Coffee, Chocolate Orange, Coconut, Vanilla Bean, Orange, Peanut Butter Porchetta with balsamic onions and wild arugula Italian Grinder with Prosciutto, Salami, Coppa and wild arugula Owned and operated … Continue reading

Posted in Ariccia, Ariccia Italian Market, California, Coffee, Dessert, Food, Italian, La Colombe, La Jolla, Macaroon, Pork, San Diego, Vacation

Stock’s Bakery, Cafe Lift, Pitruco, La Colombe, Isgro, Philadelphia PA

My second day in Philly, the last before ENDO2012 would begin, started the same as most – a long run inclusive of a Stallone style jog up the stairs of the art museum – and after a shower I hopped … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Cafe Lift, Coffee, Food, French Toast, Isgro, Italian, La Colombe, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pitruco, Pizza, Stock's, Vacation

Nellcôte, Chicago IL

Having mentioned that the planning for this trip to Chicago was a bit last minute, it was also a trip during which I didn’t particularly want to ‘break the bank’ as I was just returning from an over-the-top visit to … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Chicago, Dessert, Foie, Food, Gnocchi, Ice Cream, Illinois, La Colombe, Nellcôte, Pizza, Vacation

Coffee, Donuts, Doughnuts, and Baked Goods, Chicago IL

I was standing in front of Brushstroke in New York City after a 6-stop Pizza Crawl when my phone buzzed to alert me of an e-mail. Early to the restaurant I opened the mail and started to read – an … Continue reading

Posted in Baker and Nosh, Bread Pudding, Breakfast, Chicago, Coffee, Croissant, cupcakes, Dessert, Do-Rite Donuts, Doughnut Vault, Floriole, Food, Illinois, La Colombe, Nightwood, Old Fashioned Donuts, Pork, Vacation

Breakfast, Pastries, and Coffee, New York NY

Like most of my vacations, and particularly those to New York, the three meals a day plan simply was not going to cut it – not with a list of twenty eight places to explore – and as such some … Continue reading

Posted in Bosie Tea Parlor, Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery, Breakfast, Brooklyn, Buvette, Coffee, Croissant, Dessert, Dominique Ansel, Donut Pub, Dough, Food, La Colombe, Macaroon, Mille-Feuille, New York, Payard, Pies n' Thighs, Pork, Puddin', Think Coffee, Vacation

La Colombe and Zahav, Philadelphia PA

Surviving my trip to Camden despite a chance encounter with the wrong bus and some rather insistent homeless persons along my walk to and from the Adventure Aquarium, I arrived back in Philadelphia via bus safely and quickly. Thirsty and … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Coffee, Dessert, Food, La Colombe, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Vacation, Zahav