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The Swedish Chef: Champignons Bourguignons

Soyez le bienvenu au cours de cuisine Française contemporaine. Aujourd'hui nous allons faire un ragoût aux champignons bourguignon délicieux, champignons bourguignons.* And that is the extent of my French lingo skills. Although I use to live in Paris for a while, my French...

The Big Feed

The Big Feed: Church & State (LA)

I’m feeling a bit deflated today. Recently I discovered that my column shares the same name with a right-wing, conspiracy theory, political blog (I’ll leave out the hyper link here, because you don’t need to waste your time with all that. Ok never mind, freedom...

France in My Backyard: Radish and Butter

My mama and I have this ritual lately where we go to the Mt. View farmer's market on Sunday mornings. The market here in the Bay Area is unreal- it's such a vibrant celebration of vegetables and fruits, the way...

(Un)edible Paper

My mom went to Paris and all I got was this lousy Edible Paper. Being a fan of everything fake and pink I had to give this a try.Everyone across the world is probably constantly wondering: How do...

Chez Spencer French Food Truck (SF)

Yesterday I was at my usual Thursday happy hour and started wandering around the city with a little buzz trying to figure out where to go next. As I approached the corner of Folsom and 7th Street, I noticed a...

LE BERNARDIN! (NYC)

Finally made it to my #1 NYC fantasy restaurant, Le Bernardin! I had been dying to go there for years- one time I had almost convinced...

Cabo Report Part 3 of 3

We splurged at one of the best restaurants in Cabo, which was conveniently located in the hotel we stayed at. We asked concierge to make a reservation, and I casually asked about dress code, and she said "elegant outfit". WTF does that mean? It's a beach vacation, and Nate only...

Interlude (Melbourne)

Halfway through our lunch at Interlude, Jack turned to me and said, "I think this may be the best meal I've ever had". I had to agree. We both said...

Ceci Nest Past Un...

Jorge lives in Portugal, where he is researching for his book on music and migration. He's back for a month, so I'm trying to get as much quality Jorgetime as possible. Check out this little project that Fumiko and I came home to one night. You know that Magritte painting...