Braised Lamb Shoulder w/ Herb Crust @ Gary Danko. Seared Foie Gras w/Pineapple Confit & brandy, in a vanilla black pepper reduction: Lorena's. Duck tostada, smashed avocado, with lime creme fraiche at Zazu, Santa Rosa.
My current drink of choice:
Tito's Vodka, seltzer, honey, a spalsh of apple juice and a lime wedge - try it.
I really wish I could:
live in Mendocino to run this wonderful trip out - Anderson Valley Pinot's & locally sourced food
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
I'll make Vietnamese Shrimp spring rolls or Jalopena poppers for parties
My favorite comfort food:
Braised Short Ribs - Bay Ave Trattoria
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
NJ only: Bay Ave. Trattoria; Lorenas; Nicholas; Daniel's Bistro; Due Marie de Pesce
My most tattered cookbooks:
Real Thai: The best of Regional Thai Cooking; Farm to Table: The Art of Eating Locally.