Brooklyn Fare

3 star michelin restaurants… Price to value ratio and taste, Brooklyn Fare tops them all in the US. Along with food execution, you get Truffles Foie a lot of Sashimi Uni Lobster and no stupid fucking supplements!   and the pace of the meal is superb.

Turducken ramen

NO JOKE…I am going to make a turducken Ramen. chicken as the base, a little bit of turkey drumstick cut into it and some roast duck. The art (YES ART) of making good soup is very much like making wine. it’s all about proportions of flavors and hitting high and low notes, rounding out the[…]

Catfish in thailand

BIG! FUN! Got two big ass Catfish, but they are only medium sized for how gigantic the Mekong Catfish get. bunch of bread, some fish attractant, rolled up in a ball with dirty water, sounds like an appetizing recipe to me #carbs   2nd mekong catfish and a big ass smile from my first! both about[…]

Maestro

      Rene, this is how I’ll remember you.  happy. humble. beloved in our community a true icon in spearfishing. We miss you already and our hearts ache you are no longer here to share your endless wisdom, humility, and gentle spirit. It was a true blessing to know you, What a beautiful human[…]

taste

For lobster, Sea urchin, and Abalone, i’ve never had anything in a sushi restaurant (japan, US, elsewhere) that is anywhere nearly in the stratosphere of what was hand-caught. There are secondary and tertiary levels that you would never taste if you bought it from a market. the lobster in a tank starts eating its own[…]

Sushi is not just…

Sushi is not just FISH on RICE.  It is the perfect harmony, of the sweetness and warmth of the vinegared rice in perfect balance with the Neta/Fish that is either completely fresh, or has been aged properly to bring out its maximum flavor.  Then, the seasoning (salt, citrus, soy) needs to be applied with absolute PRECISION.[…]

Complexity of Thai + Chinese

http://holykaw.alltop.com/chef-ramsay-makes-pad-thai-for-thai-chef-fails-utterly-video Check this video.   He also failed big time at dim sum. People look at Thai and Chinese (whatever that means because there’s so many different regions and it is one of the most complex countries in terms of food) as simple take out places but for instance, the best dim sum places in[…]

Worst thing for a Chef

The worst thing you can doas a chef is underestimate the palate and sophistication of your customer and overestimate your own skills. Most restaurants don’t taste seasoning, or know how good the product CAN taste because they only know what they know- it is limited.