Tag Archives: Roberta’s

Yuji Ramen – The Revolution Grows

Ramen is popping up seemingly everywhere in NYC these days, much of it quite good. One of the more unique places was recommended to me by my friend, Jeff Chin, who was a judge alongside me at The International Chocolate [...]

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Sunday Photo – Blanca

I’ve been a fan of Carlo Mirarchi’s cooking for some time now and thoroughly loved the tasting menu at Roberta’s two years ago. I was fortunate to have been invited to join some friends for dinner at Blanca, the new restaurant [...]

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My Top 10 Dishes of 2011

2011 has been, for me,  a year of extraordinary dining, perhaps my best year ever. It is incredibly difficult choosing ten dishes as the very best of the year, let alone ranking them. This is a subjective list, subject to [...]

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Finger Limes

I first noticed these wonderful little Australian citrus fruits in L.A. in early December. They appeared in dishes at a Wolvesmouth dinner, in cocktails at The Library Bar at The Roosevelt Hollywood Hotel and again at Providence, all to [...]

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My Top Five Restaurant Pasta Dishes of 2010

It's in my blood that I love pasta. To me, pasta is one of the most satisfying dishes that I can have. I cook it a lot and I eat it a lot in restaurants. I had plenty of outstanding [...]

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Carlo Mirarchi at Omnivore

 
Unfortunately I arrived late for Friday's Omnivore chef demonstrations, catching the end of George Mendes, the final presenter. I arrived early on Saturday in time to catch Carlo Mirarchi's demo. Mirarchi is the chef at Roberta's Pizza, a restaurant [...]

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