As of yesterday, Valentine’s Day, Frank Bruni, restaurant critic of the New York Times, has gone online as a blogger. He pens under the handle “Diner’s Journal by Frank Bruni.”In his first substantive entry, he comments on Steven Starr’s new restaurant in New York – his debut of (or return of) Morimoto, the former Iron […]
Lucky Wok Chinese Restaurant Originally uploaded by ulteriorepicure. Gōng shee kwai luh!! In celebration of the new year of the Dog (January 29), I divulge my long-held, well honed, and up until now, wonderfully and selfishly treasured secrets to enjoying authentic Chinese food in Kansas City. Listed below are, in my opinion, the best Chinese […]
Wolfgang in Kansas City International, originally uploaded by ulteriorepicure. Flying out of Kansas City International Airport has never been such an international experience… Not that Wolfgang Puck’s ubiquitous “Californian cuisine” is international, but this kiosk sure makes me wonder how much more commercialized the Austrian chef can get… I mean, what’s next, Mario Batali vending […]
Please visit chez pim to read about a worthy UNICEF fundraiser for the Kashmir earthquake victims. I’m posting this a bit late (sorry Pim, didn’t get your message until yesterday when I returned to the U.S.) – but if you can, visit the donation website before midnight Christmas Eve.
Given my experience and observation with the Guide Michelin in Europe, here are my comments on the recently (or yet to be) released Guide Rouge for New York … the results are: three stars each for: Thomas Keller’s Per Se Eric Rupert’s Le Bernardin Alain Ducasse’s eponymous establishement at the Essex House Jean George Vongerichten’s […]
I must apologize and account for my long absence from posting. If I have any readers left out there, thanks for hangin’ in there and spread the word that I’m back! I’ve been eating my way around Europe… and “chasing the (Michelin) stars.” I’ve spent quite a lot of time (and money) scoping out the […]
I just found my dream website… rather, my dream company. Illinois-based Ecreamery runs an amazing online ice cream and gelato store. You can either buy one of their pre-mixed base flavors like Ube, Hot Pepper, or Jasmine, even the infamous Durian, or you may select one of their Signature Flavors like Cucumber Dill Weed (currently […]