FOOD FUN: A Hands-On Plate

We love having fun with food. Whether we enjoy it at fine restaurants or make it ourselves, we relish food presented with wit, as works of art, or tongue-in-cheek. Of the latter, we made a literal version not too long ago, layering sliced tongue with beef cheeks. The famed dish Oysters and Pearls at The…
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FOOD FUN: Japanese Bloody Mary

[1] The Hanako San Bloody Mary at Bamboo Sushi in Portland, Oregon. [2] Ready for its close-up.   There are many variations on the Bloody Mary, one of America’s favorite cocktails. This one is from Bamboo Sushi in Portland, Oregon. It’s called Hanako-San, The Bamboo Bloody. While we don’t have the exact recipe, the ingredients…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Truffle Cheese, Truffle Honey & National Truffle Day

[1] One of our favorite truffle cheeses: Truffle Tremor from California’s Cypress Grove. [2] Truffle honey available from Gourmet Attitude. [3] Alba white truffle—the most expensive in the world at more than $2,000 a pound (photo courtesy Stefania Spadoni | Archivio Ente Turismo Alba Bra Langhe Roero). [4] Summer black truffles are typically used in…
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