Tag Archives: beef

Food memories: Grandma’s Goulash – A Classic Slow Food Recipe!

Goulash

Some of my first food memories are of stews and particularly of my grandmother’s famous Goulash which she would make for lucky, visiting family members on October days like these, when the days were getting shorter, colder and much wetter. My grandma, in her younger years and even well into her 70’s and 80’s was […]

Restaurant review: Picture, London – Unfathomable value for money

Picture Restaurant

I got myself in a bit of a predicament earlier this month. It was my mom’s 60th birthday and we were spending it in beautiful (and terribly expensive) London. We had booked ourselves into the Thistle Marble Arch hotel for a couple of nights and were busying ourselves taking in the sights and sounds of London. […]

Restaurant Review: Commander’s Palace Restaurant, New Orleans

Commander's Palace review

By golly, in my 30-some years, I reckon this may well be the BEST dinner I’ve ever had! – The words, as much as they might well have been, are not mine. Rather, they’re the words of a somewhat vocal fellow at the next table over from us who throughout the evening had been so […]

Summer mission: Eating Dixie!

central bbq

So… If you’re a loyal reader of this blog, you may have realized that things have died down a bit lately. The reason for this is simple. I’ve been so careless as to actually plan a bit of vacation this year! As a result of this decision, I’m currently caught at a Motel 6 in […]

Winemaker’s Dinner with Marrenon and Eat Event

marrenon

I’m a pretty lucky monkey sometimes. Like when I receive an invitation to take a few hours off work on Friday afternoon so that I may travel to Copenhagen to partake in an exclusive Winemaker’s Dinner featuring five wonderful dishes accompanied by a total of 11 different wines. Yep, foodie life does have its advantages […]