Monthly Archives: August 2010

Sweetly Sweden

 
If I could do this trip over again, I
would have allowed for more time in Sweden. With only two days, we
barely got to scratch the surface, but what a surface we scratched.
From an afternoon and night on the quiet […]

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Norwegian Nutshells

 
Make no mistake, Norway is a country
containing much in the way of spectacular natural beauty from fjords
to waterfalls to lush green valleys. It also has lovely, friendly
people. Those things are easy to come across when visiting Norway.
Less easy is […]

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elBulli 8/29/2005

 
To date, this meal at elBulli, five years ago today, remains the single greatest and most memorable meal of my life. Pictured here is Felix Meana, then a waiter at elBulli and now a budding restaurateur in Asheville, N.C.. Felix […]

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Copenhagen – More than Just noma

Copenhagen has evolved into a truly world class restaurant city. Everyone who is seriously interested in food now knows noma, Rene Redzepi’s New Scandinavian tour de force restaurant that has set the culinary world on fire. The truth is, noma is good enough, that […]

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SK001 Test Dinner

Corn Juice . Lemongrass . Scallop . Truffle
Honeydew Melon . Mirin . Salmon Belly . Yuzu Tobiko . Buds and Alliums
Wagyu Zabuton Tataki . Watercress Ice Cream . Tonburi . Planeta Oil . Wasabi

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Brown Butter Dashi . Skate . Sea […]

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A Visual Definition of Hungry

 
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A Slow Picnic on Top of the World

Kim Feeney and Kevin London

Slow Food Saratoga Region president Kim Feeny and her husband, Chef Kevin London, once again hosted the Slow Food Saratoga Region Chapter at their farm-to-table Lake George restaurant for one of our monthly dinners. The restaurant, […]

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Dessert Blossoms

When I saw these beautiful squash blossoms last weekend at the Kilpatrick Farm stand at the Saratoga Farmers Market, I could not not buy them. Fried or baked, I have always had squash blossoms as a savory component […]

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Summer Salad – Arugula, Tomato & Red Onion

Another variation of a tomato salad, this one included fantastic arugula from Pleasant Valley farm, tomato wedges and thinly sliced red onion from Kilpatrick Family Farm along with my mainstay of good quality extra virgin olive oil and aged […]

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Corn Relish

My wife is the preserver of the family. In addition to being primarily responsible for handling the household recycling program (she's a fanatic), she loves to preserve the summer's bounty in the form of jams, sauces and other […]

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