Category Archives: Bouchon

Hexx Kitchen + Bar [4,] Las Vegas NV

HeXX Kitchen + Bar Iced Coffee The Hexx – Absolut Vodka, Licor 43, Dark Crème de Cacao, Nocello, Housemade Chocolate Syrup, Cream Desert Smash – Plymouth Gin, Blackberries, Rosemary, Agave, Lime Juice Cinnamon Apple Pancakes – Apple Butter, Oat Crumble, … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bakery on the Strip, Las Vegas NV

Bouchon Bakery on the Strip Lemon Meringue Buche Noel Pistachio Macaron / Peppermint Macaron Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Cupcake with Espresso Filling and Salted Caramel Buttercream Kouign Amann TKO and Carrot Cake Cookie With a new strip-side location separated from the … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bakery [4], Yountville CA

Bouchon Bakery Almond Croissant Raspberry Vanilla Éclair Coconut Macaron, Strawberry Rhubarb Macaron Between New York, Las Vegas, Beverly Hills, Yountville, and the second New York location I’ve probably been to Bouchon Bakery twenty times and having sampled through the majority … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Pastries, Cookies, Donuts, Pie and Coffee, Portland OR

Until my sister suggested Seattle as a family vacation for late 2011 I hadn’t really given much thought to the Pacific Northwest as a destination and having checked off myriad great meals during that trip, as well as a visit … Continue reading

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[lost meals] Bouchon Bistro [5,] and Bouchon Bakery [4,] Las Vegas, NV

  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 … Continue reading

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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

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Bouchon, La Bergamotte, Kyotofu, Shake Shack, Buttercup Bake Shop

As has been the case with myriad previous visits to Manhattan, breakfasts and snacks throughout the journey once again saw me visit a number of bakeries and sweet shops along the way – sometimes out of necessity to get to … 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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Bouchon Bistro Beverly Hills, Los Angeles CA

Perhaps the greatest American Chef of his time (or any other) I’m not ashamed to admit I have a bit of an epicurean fascination with Thomas Keller, his philosophy, and his long list of disciples…and it seems as though every … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bistro (3), Las Vegas NV

Pretty much anyone who knows me realizes how I feel about Thomas Keller’s approach to the culinary arts. Truely a “chef’s chef” I’ve always respected his desire to remain authentic, to not let his empire spread too far or too … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bakery, Yountville CA

“In the end, a great meal is not about the food and the wine. A great meal is an emotional experience. We try to make it an extraordinary one by creating a beautiful place, one filled with staff who cares … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bistro, Yountville CA

On December 17th my mother managed to secure me February 17th reservations at The French Laundry – without overstating too much, my entire trip to San Francisco was prefaced by this event. Knowing that we would be in Napa/Yountville/Sonoma on … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bakery, Las Vegas Nevada

“In the end, a great meal is not about the food and the wine. A great meal is an emotional experience. We try to make it an extraordinary one by creating a beautiful place, one filled with staff who cares … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bistro (2), Las Vegas Nevada

As I am a very healthy eater approximately 29/30 days each month as part of my lifestyle, I haven’t even experienced the 20 best restaurants in Columbus, my home city. With that in mind, as a rule I generally don’t … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bistro, Las Vegas Nevada

Thomas Keller needs no introduction…he is without a doubt the reigning sovereign of American “haute-cuisine.” With attention to detail that is unmatched and an approach to cooking (both as an art and as a business) that is beautiful and elegant, … Continue reading

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Bouchon Bakery, New York New York

How do you drop $100 for two at a Bakery-cafe? Have a deep love and appreciation for food, service, and quality. Some people consider Thomas Keller to be God, others consider him to be overrated…I’d say both have merit but … Continue reading

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