Category:  Chefs/Restaurants

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Kudos to the James Beard Awards 2012 Winners

In Chefs/Restaurants On May 10, 2012 Comments Off

Chefs, Restaurants, Publications, Cookbooks … The James Beard Awards Recognize Food’s Best

It’s the time of year to commemorate professionals in the food and beverage industry in North America. The annual James Beard Awards took place this past week in New York City …

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LA’s INK is Best – NYC’s Brushstroke is #2

In Chefs/Restaurants, Travel On March 7, 2012 2 Comments

Discovering The Ultimate In Contemporary American Cuisine

Winding down from my 2-week media trip to the US with night after night of simple to decadent meals, I have to say that my two most memorable dining experiences were found …

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Red Medicine and INK: Two LA Restaurants On My Must-Try List Next Week

In Chefs/Restaurants, Travel On February 22, 2012 Comments Off

Can’t Wait To See What Chefs Jordan Kahn and Michael Voltaggio Can Create

While I’m fully enjoying my time in NY this week on my media tour, I’m also really excited about being in LA next week. And, as with NY, I want to make the most of my time there in terms of food and dining …

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My Top 6 NYC Restaurants To Try

In Chefs/Restaurants, Travel On February 16, 2012 1 Comment

Trying 6 NYC Restaurants In 5 Days

Yesterday, I wrote about Bakeries, Coffee Houses and Farmers Markets I want to check out when I’m in NYC next week. Now, in Part Two, I’ve created my Top 6 List of Restaurants …

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On My Way To NYC Bakeries, Coffee and Farmers Markets Soon

In Chefs/Restaurants, Travel On February 15, 2012 1 Comment

So Many NYC Food Venues, So Few Days

I’m excited to be going on my NY/LA trip soon to promote the latest update of my cooking App, Farina’s Asian Pantry. In both cities, I’ll be meeting with TV and radio folks …

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PS Cafe Singapore Inspires Cured Salmon Salad

In Chefs/Restaurants, Cooking Technique, Recipes, Travel On November 30, 2011 Comments Off

Love Salmon? Tired of Salad? Try This Version To Spice Things Up!

Living in tropical Singapore, where it’s summer all year round, encourages me to spend as little time perspiring over a hot stove as possible.

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“The Layover” Singapore With Anthony Bourdain

In Chefs/Restaurants, Travel On November 24, 2011 Comments Off

Travel Channel’s New Show Comes To Town

This week, Anthony Bourdain’s new show premiered called “The Layover” with the first episode detailing his stay in Singapore.