Wan Chai wet market

Some pictures from today, a lot of walking around Central & Admiralty, Lan Kwai Fong (the area where people don’t come scuttling out like cockroaches until it gets dark).  and then Wan Chai wet market with seafood and fresh pork Yung Kee restaurant – best roast goose in Hong Kong


ABALONE SASHIMI in a few steps.  After driving a million miles and diving with the great white sharks… assuming you were successful and your limbs are somewhat in tact… take it out of the shell with a rice spoon or similar…

fortune cookie makin'

so, I don’t make dessert.  unless you want a ribeye for dessert…  trying to figure out how to make fortune cookies… loll #random 1am texts in preparation for www.LAPICNIC.org event.  Yeah it’s for a good charity 🙂 come support.

Eating Wild Game

“Eating wild game and hunting last year with you before we opened the restaurant made me a better chef.  It did.  I realized how good it can taste.  How good it should taste.” – Ori Menashe, Bestia raw almonds from the farm the wild boars tear up at night  

"Hookup" Ragu

wild boar legs and shoulders marinating in wine & aromatics & herbs There’s a few principles that I use whether in a duck ragu, a wild boar ragu, or oxtail vaccinara. 1) I like to use the best quality meat in my ragus (all of my dishes, really).  I see chefs doing expensive pop ups …

Midnight Mission – 2 Wild Boars

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 2000 meals! #foodislove www.midnightmission.org

Snapshots from the field

A few pictures from the field – a snippet, a glimpse, a snapshot of what is Driving through almond fields mighty ducks crazy clouds and crazy cows moonrise ahead and the simultaneous sunset behind