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Boqueria, NYC

Boqueria Chef: Marc Vidal Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas Neighborhood: SoHo and Flatiron Price: most tapas $10-15 Address: 171 Spring Street and 53 West 19th Street NY, NY Telephone: 212.343.4255 (Soho) and 212.255.4160 (Flatiron) I love going to tapas places. The whole concept of sharing small plates is great — you get to taste many dishes and … Continue reading

Salmon Rillettes

Jen and I first tried salmon rillettes at one of our favorite brunch spots in New York, Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery. We decided to make a version of it for a party we hosted — we wanted a bunch of finger foods that were easy to serve as well as easy to make and salmon … Continue reading

The Publican, Chicago

The Publican Chef: Paul Kahan Cuisine: American Nouveau, Gastropub Neighborhood: Near West Side/West Loop Price: $10-15 brunch entrées, $8-10 brunch cocktails Address: 837 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607 Phone: (312) 733-9555 Hours: Mon-Thurs: 3:30-10:30pm ; Frid-Sat: 3:30-11:30pm ; Sun: 10am-2pm (brunch) & 5-10pm The Publican, located in the Fulton Market District in Chicago is … Continue reading

Crack Pie

After my first taste of Crack Pie from Momofuku Milk Bar, I was determined to recreate the same delicious dessert for an office party. I  found a great recipe from Bon Appetit and I am happy to say my first attempt was a success! Not one slice left to take home 🙂 The key to making … Continue reading