Category: Restaurant Reviews

The World’s Priciest Meals? Hardly.

Short of the Robb Report, which is really a magazine for those who aspire to be rich, there’s no magazine

The Michelin Stars of New York

Perhaps the most anticipated publishing of dining related information in the last several years, the Michelin guide has just released

Chicago Wine & Food Festival: October 21, 22, 2005

Before the wind starts to blow cold off the lake and your eyeballs want to crack and fall out of

Restaurant Review: Le Lan, Chicago

It’s not often that In the middle of a meal I start planning my next visit to the restaurant with

The Boy In The Bubble Visits New York Hot Spots

Warning: This is decidedly not Politically Correct, but it is too funny not to post, even though it’s a bit

Restaurant Review: Pizzeria Delfina, San Francisco

What is it with pizza anyway? Short of sushi and steaks, I don’t know any other foodstuff that inspires so

America’s Best New Chefs for 2005

Thanks to a tip from The Daily Olive, I learned that Food and Wine Magazine has announced their list of

It’s Restaurant Week in New York (6/20 – 7/1)

Well, technically this post should have gone up on Monday, but it got lost in the shuffle. The important thing

Restaurant Review: Bouley, New York

Good art is a dichotomy that merges the completely obvious and the utterly mysterious. There used to be an artist

Restaurant Review: Sabaya, Cairo

One doesn’t take culinary holidays in Egypt. When Ruth and I decided to go there on our honeymoon we obviously

Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants From The Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle, and more specifically, Restaurant Editor Michael Bauer released their list of the top 100 restaurants in

Just How Good Is Manresa?

Regular readers will know that I’m a fan of Manresa Restaurant. I’ve reviewed it, given it an award, and even

Restaurant Review: Blackbird, Chicago

If you’ll pardon a blatant and trite Beatles reference, I don’t know whether anyone was waiting for this moment to

Gastronomy Behind The Scenes

There are a bunch of food and dining related public forums out there on the Internet, and I don’t have

Coming Soon: The Michelin Guide To New York

Michelin Guides, the venerable (or iniquitous depending on your point of view) institution behind the most elite restaurant guide in

Restaurant Review: The French Laundry, Yountville

How does one approach what is supposed to be the best meal of one’s life? Whether or not most people

Restaurant Review: Myth Restaurant and Lounge, San Francisco

In trying to gauge my own reaction to the recently opened Myth, I recall my first experience of Restaurant LuLu

Dine About Town Season In San Francisco

Yes, the new year brings with it many things. I’ve always been a contrarian by nature, so while most are

The Best Bistros in Paris

There are few people I trust more on the subject of French cuisine, and in particular the institution known as