Mission Street Food’s Pork Belly

  It has taken some time, lots of trial and error, but I think I’ve settled onto a “favorite” pork belly recipe and it comes to me (and now to you) by way… Continue reading

Hot Joy! Crab-Fat Caramel Wings

  I recently admitted publicly (via social channels) that the one thing I like about football season is guilt-free chicken-wing consumption. It’s all in the name of research, see? It’s the one time… Continue reading

Spicy Pork Sausage and Rice Cakes – A Momofuku “Classic”

David Chang has this way of taking classic Asian dishes, good on their own merit for centuries now, and amplifying them. And yet he’s also perfectly content to enjoy these classic dishes in their original environments (sans… Continue reading

Proper Meats + Provisions – Sustainable, Local, Organic Butcher opens in Flagstaff, AZ

I’m not an overly patient person, but it’s true I have stood on line for many a culinary delight, the majority of which have been restaurants, food trucks, and possibly a celebrity-chef cookbook… Continue reading

David Chang’s “Naked” Fried Chicken – or – I Might Have a Problem

That’s the first step, right? Admitting you have a problem? So I’m admitting that I have a problem only in that I can’t seem to get enough fried chicken these days. I’m obsessed… Continue reading

Food Finds – Fieldhouse, Flagstaff AZ

Working in the fishing industry, my travels almost always take me southeast which means I’ve become accustomed to enjoying some seriously good southern cooking. Fried okra and gumbo? Yes, please. Chicken fried steak… Continue reading

Rose’s Luxury – An Opportunity Missed, but a Recipe Gained

I was actually hanging out along the outer fringes of Washington D.C. (Vienna, VA to be exact) when I saw Bon Appétit‘s tweet heralding their top Hot 10 2014 restaurant picks. I immediately zoned in… Continue reading

Charleston, stop 4 – Two Boroughs Larder

I apologize for the bit of back-and-forthing lately between my two blogs. Depending on the post, I often feel some stories flow better on one blog than the other. I also find it… Continue reading

Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Lump Crab

I’m clearly hanging onto the last days of summer for dear life … and this refreshing soup is proof. Several weeks back I had the opportunity to visit Driftwood Southern Kitchen in Raleigh,… Continue reading