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Japanify

Japanify: Steak Sauce

Whenever I go see my 92 year-old grandma and have a conversation over tea, she drops all kinds of wisdom bombs on me. And she does it so casually, I never really notice the impact her words have on me until I...

Culinography

Culinography: Beef Cheeks

Roasted sweetbreads and braised beef cheeks with root vegetable gratin, shallot marmalade, with a Pinot noir reduction at the James Beard House. Prepared by the chefs from Wynn in Las Vegas. Photo by Erin Gleeson.

Incanto: Leg of a BEAST! (SF)

My buddy Tom and I had been talking about going to the infamous Leg of a Beast at Incanto for a very long time. One lazy afternoon while bbqing outside we decided to call and make the reservation. Incanto's...

Meatless Monday FAIL

My Meatless Monday:Breakfast: Cereal and a banana.Lunch: Cold udon noodles and sauteed onions and mushrooms.6pm: I head to the Oakland airport where I gotta pick up Stacy.Driving down the 880, shit I need to pee. Drive for 20 minutes.Oh, there's an In-n-Out! Cleanest bathroom off the highway!Brake, cut off...

7 Course BEEFest for Under $20! (SF)

My very first post about Bay Area food since I've moved here! Woo-hoo!Vanessa took me to Anh Hong in the Tenderloin, a popular Vietnamese restaurant boasting "7 COURSES OF BEEF" for only $18.95! Love it!!! From their website, it looks like there are restaurants located all over the Bay...

UM Secret: Shhhh... My Favorite in NYC

Living in this overhyped dining netherworld that is NYC, everyone has to have a place that is absolutely their OWN SECRET. It's usually somewhere on the downlow, waaaay below the radar, somewhere that you hope to god won't ever get written about in the lame-o Times or blow up on...