Best meal I ever ate:
Pan-fried just-caught baby octopus in butter and garlic, with a bit of salt. Don Germondo's (tapas bar) Tenerife, Canary Islands.
My current drink of choice:
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Youngs Double Chocolate Stout, Cragganmore Single Malt, Viscaya Rum
I really wish I could:
Figure out the 27 secret herbs & spices used to make Benedictine Liquor, and duplicate it at home.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Beef and Guinness Stew with garlic smashed potatoes
My favorite comfort food:
Chinese pork and leek dumplings, warm chocolate pudding
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Bouchon- Yountville CA, Sarastro's- London England, Alta- New York City NY, Left Bank- Buffalo NY, Ulrich's Tavern- Buffalo NY
My most tattered cookbooks:
Joy of Cooking, Gary Regan's The Joy Of Mixology