In early November, I attended the Worlds of Flavor conference at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, CA. It is a premier event that always fills me full of inspiration and new ideas, and makes me want to travel the world! This year’s theme was “American Menus”, yet there were top chefs from
Hot Dogs and burgers have gone upscale, and gourmet burgers and dogs are popping up in fine dining, casual dining, street food and even in vending machines. Hot Doug’s, in Chicago, is one of the most famous, upscale hot dog joints, serving dogs and sausages with every delicious combination you can imagine. The specials are
The National Restaurant Show was held a few weeks ago in Chicago, IL. While it seemed to be smaller than in past years, I still found a few interesting items and ideas. Let’s start with the “Best of Show”, for me it was the Cholive.