Year: 2012

Potato, Celery Root and Leeks Gratin

Last night, I prepared a Prime Rib dinner with my friends for a tradition we like to call “Mas-giving”, a cross between Christmas and Thanksgiving. To accompany the rib, we had a variety of side dishes, including this lovely Potato,…

NYC: Maharlika

I first discovered Maharlika a little more than half a year ago when a friend suggested we come here for dinner. I quickly fell in love with the modern filipino foods served here – prior to this, I thought filipino…

Oakland: Commis

To conclude my Seven Michelin Star Restaurants in Seven Days series, I bring you to my hometown, Oakland. When I first heard that a restaurant in Oakland was awarded with a Michelin Star, I was honestly a bit shocked. Michelin Star? Here?…

SF: Gary Danko

Day 6 of my Seven Michelin Star Restaurants in Seven Days series brings me a lot closer to home, back to the San Francisco Bay Area. On a trip back home in May 2012, I had a chance to visit Gary…

LA: Mélisse

For Day 5 of the Seven Michelin Star Restaurants in Seven Days series, we’re going to switch coasts and move from New York over to the West Coast and make a quick trip to sunny Southern California. On a short trip to…

NYC: Marea

I’m a little bit embarassed to say that Day 4 of my Seven Michelin Star Restaurants in Seven Days series brings us to a post that I should have written over a year ago. J took me to Marea for my…

NYC: Sushi Azabu

Day 3 of my Seven Michelin Star Restaurants in Seven Days series brings us to Sushi Azabu, a traditional edo-mae style Japanese restaurant. Edo-mae sushi is a combination of fresh raw fish, and cooked rice which is seasoned with vinegar,…

NYC: Gramercy Tavern

On Day 2 of the Seven Michelin Star Restaurants in Seven Days series, we’re going to be taking a look at Gramercy Tavern, a restaurant that’s been presented with 1 star from the folks at the Michelin Guide. Gramercy Tavern…

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