Lemon Posset

May 2nd, 2011 § 6 comments § permalink

Friday’s royal nuptials seemed as good an occasion as any to try a bit of British dessert cookery.

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Le Bal Café, again (and again and again)

April 18th, 2011 § 8 comments § permalink

I have been to Le Bal two of the last three three of the last four Sundays. It’s a problem.

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The Long Haul

March 27th, 2011 § 12 comments § permalink

On long flights, I’ve always figured that my time was spent better sleeping than eating, a preemptive strike against the inevitable jet lag.

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Hong Kong: Tim Ho Wan

March 10th, 2011 § 6 comments § permalink

The first time I visited Tim Ho Wan I was alone. The friendly bunch next to me was impressed by my ability to put away the pork buns.

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A Few Recent Favorites

February 24th, 2011 § 5 comments § permalink

I’m on the road now but here are a few stand-out meals I’ve had recently in Paris.

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Rome: Volpetti

January 3rd, 2011 § 10 comments § permalink

The Volpetti brothers set up shop in Testaccio in 1973, offering a pan-Italian variety of products, as well as goods from their own kitchens. It’s a beautiful place.

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Berthillon (version hivernale)

December 15th, 2010 § 12 comments § permalink

For those of you love ice cream as much as I do but are disheartened by the cold, I’ve found a solution.

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Crème de Marrons

December 6th, 2010 § 14 comments § permalink

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire,” starts the classic American holiday tune, but it’s the French who really know how to make chestnuts sing.

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Le Bal Café

November 16th, 2010 § 13 comments § permalink

The Brits likely invented brunch, and now two former Rose Bakery cooks are working on perfecting it at Le Bal.

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Tholoniat

November 4th, 2010 § 8 comments § permalink

I’m going to get this out in the open before I lose the courage to say it: Pascal Guerreau’s mille-feuille at Tholoniat rivals the one at Jacques Genin.

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