Category Archives: Fancy

Eating Our Way Through the Ace Hotel, Pt. I: The John Dory

My job has had me travelling to the New York area a lot lately, so on a recent weekend, Eliza flew up to meet me for a weekend in the city. In our continuing effort to be like Jeff and … Continue reading

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Poppy; Seattle WA

On a recent work trip to Seattle, I had a nice meal at Poppy with a co-worker. Only managed a couple of passable photos. The clear winner of this meal was the eggplant fries drizzled with honey. Also had a few … Continue reading

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Momofuku Ma Peche

A few months ago, I learned a great new term. Eliza and I decided to go up to NYC and hang out with Jeff and Elizabeth at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party. Hearing this, one of my coworkers remarked,”Isn’t … Continue reading

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Bouchon, Los Angeles CA

There are a lot of things that you can do with $50. If you find yourself in Beverly Hills with $50 to burn, one thing you should probably do is purchase the fois gras appetizer at Bouchon. Bouchon is the brainchild … Continue reading

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Why Animal Matters; Los Angeles CA

I’m not very good at comparing meals. A distant, yet perfect meal tends to lose out to the one in front of my face. This is what I love about eating. Every time you sit down, there’s a good chance … Continue reading

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Serpas, Atlanta GA

Serpas was recently named one of the country’s ten best new restaurants. We tried it on our recent trip to Atlanta. Chef Scott Serpas was previously at Two Urban Licks, the popular Atlanta restaurant with the awful name and (as … Continue reading

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High + Low = Central

Following Jeff’s advice, Eliza made reservations at the James Beard Award winning Central Michel Richard. I was lucky enough to tag along with her and some folks from the foundation she works with. The menu was interesting, with a lot of high-end … Continue reading

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Cakes & Ale, Atlanta GA

At the last minute (partly due to the fact that we forgot about a little thing called time zones), we decided to stop short of Statesboro and visit some peeps in Atlanta. We arrived road weary and hungry. Lucky for … Continue reading

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