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Happy Valentine’s Day!

The rose is a potent symbol of romance and thus a symbol of Valentine’s Day, a day devoted to romance. This photo was taken at one of the most romantic restaurants anywhere, De Librije, in Zwolle, Holland. Have a wonderful […]

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Sunday Photo – Welcome Summer!

This past Friday marked the summer solstice meaning that we have officially entered the summer season. It is a time for beautiful flowers, bright skies and brilliant food. Real tomatoes, local corn and so much more are just around the […]

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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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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has become synonymous with love and so has the red rose. This photo was taken this past September at the restaurant Vendôme in the Grand Hotel Schloss Bensberg in Bergish Gladbach, Germany. The rose, set in a vase, […]

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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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