Best meal I ever ate:
pork bbq at the skylight inn. smoked prime rib at kreuz market. french small plates at juvenile's. the first time i had bananas foster at commander's palace.
My current drink of choice:
portuguese reds (Dao region). madeira.
I really wish I could:
successfully make pastry. purchase a house with a real kitchen.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
pork rillettes with melon. roasted guinea hens. morel-wine-cream sauce.
My favorite comfort food:
enchiladas. chili. bbq. grilled cheese.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
at home: commis, plum, fiveten burger, house of nanking, mission chinese
My most tattered cookbooks:
art of french cooking (julia) vols 1 and 2. pepin's techniques.