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L’Arpege – Lasting Impressions

The Adria brothers of elBulli and Rene Redzepi of noma have been the most visibly influential individual chefs of the past twenty years, while Japanese cuisine has undoubtedly been the single most influential cuisine of that time period. However, no discussion […]

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Musings – Where Are The Destination Restaurants of North America?

Three stars reward exceptional cuisine where diners eat extremely well, often superbly. Distinctive dishes are precisely executed, using superlative ingredients. Worth a special journey. – the Michelin Guide
Restaurants don’t need to be difficult to get to to be “worth a […]

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Italy With My Son 2012 – Our Grand Finale at La Pergola in Rome

 
My trip to Italy with my son this past spring was full of wonderful highlights and wonderful food. It was fitting that in the land of opera, we finished it with one of the highest notes of all. Rome’s La […]

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Coming Up Roses at Joachim Wissler’s Vendôme

It was one year ago today, that I had this meal at Vendôme, Chef Joachim Wissler’s 3-Michelin starred beauty of a restaurant located on the spectacular grounds of the  magnificent Schloss Bensberg Hotel. It was my last blow out meal of […]

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Schwarzwald Stube – German Elegance in the Black Forest

I went to Germany to learn about the Neue Deutsche Schule of chefs that have emerged as the brightest stars amongst a glowing constellation of contemporary German food. One way to know them better was to get a sense of […]

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Amador – Amazing in Mannheim

The restaurant had only been open in its new location for about a week when I dined there this past fall. As it was just a little bit before the release of the 2012 Michelin Guide to Germany, there was […]

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