Penne alla Norcina + Truffles Galore {Perugia}

Penne alla Norcina + Truffles Galore {Perugia}

An Umbrian specialty: penne pasta smothered in a rich cream sauce crumbled sausage and plentiful shavings of black truffle.

Bing Licks My Spoon all over Midtown {NYC}

Bing Licks My Spoon all over Midtown {NYC}

The camera crew at Bing follows me as I wander the city snipering shots of pretty produce and catches me chowing down. Stops: ACE Hotel/Stumptown Coffee Roasters, EATALY, and Food Gallery 32.

Umbria Jazz, Quatro Formaggi, and the Breakfast of Champions {Perugia}

Umbria Jazz, Quatro Formaggi, and the Breakfast of Champions {Perugia}

Dusk to Dawn adventures in jazz and food in Perugia.

SF Chefs 2011: Friday Grand Tasting

SF Chefs 2011: Friday Grand Tasting

SF Chefs 2011 - Friday Grand Tasting featuring Lamb Rib with pickled red onion and yogurt from Foreign Cinema, BBQ Pulled Pork from Big Jim's BBQ, Salami, Prosciutto, and Lardo from Bar Norcini, and a Porchetta Sandwich from Delfina

SF Chefs 2011: Sugar and Spice Party

SF Chefs 2011: Sugar and Spice Party

Amazing small bites each highlighting a unique spice. Maple braised short ribs, calamari ceviche, lavender cheesecake, black mint bavarian, and 2003 Castelnau de Suduiraut, Sauternes.

SF Chefs 2011 Think Tank

SF Chefs 2011 Think Tank

SF Chefs 2011 Think Tank food demos with Tortellini en Brodo by chef Thomas McNaughton of Flour + Water and a Cooperstown Cocktail by mixologist Craig Lane of Bar Argicole.

La Dolce Vita {Italy}

La Dolce Vita {Italy}

Stunning vistas, primo caffà©, daily gelato...life does not suck. Nope not one bit.

Summer Giveaway Meat Winner!

Summer Giveaway Meat Winner!

Overheard: people talking about their meat...