Archive for August, 2009

Gourmet Night

Aug 31

Join us for our special 6 course gourmet taster menu on September 18 & 20, 2009 at 6:30pm. Menu will include all non-alcoholic beverages and home baked bread. Cost is $50 per person plus tax, dinner only, or $70 per person plus tax with wine pairings. Menu is as follows: Amuse Bouche-Moroccan Spiced Seared Sea […]

How to Make Good Substitutions

Aug 22

Often a recipe will call for an ingredient that you either don’t have or cannot find. Then you are faced with a perplexing challenge. Do you still make the recipe or do you jump ship and find something else to make? I say, make the recipe. There is always a way to make a recipe […]

Julia Child Tribute

Aug 13

This weekend we are celebrating the life of a very special person, Julia Child. While we have had such a tribute for the last 3 years, this is the first time it was received with such enthusiasm, largely due to the fact that the movie “Julie & Julia” just opened. I have to say, I […]

Cooking with Chocolate

Aug 3

This weekend we enjoyed hosting our 3rd Annual Chocolate Taster Menu. When most people think about chocolate, they automatically assume dessert. However, in this particular case, we wanted to stretch peoples imaginations and preconceptions about chocolate and use them in totally different ways to enhance the flavors of savory foods as well. As such, we […]