Delicious Events

Feb 2009

I don't think anyone will complain about there being too many chefs in the kitchen for this upcoming dinner series. The brainchild of Thierry Rautureau, chef and owner of Rover's restaurant (with whom I wrote the Rover's cookbook!), at these dinners the same six chefs will collaborate on the meal, each of them hosting one of the dinners in their own restaurant over the course of the series. Brilliant! And how much fun for the diners to have ...

Jan 2009

It was already pretty wonderful just to be in France at all for those nearly three years I spent (mostly) working and studying at La Varenne. But on occasion a really magnificent, unexpected, enchanting experienced came along to make the stay even more magical. This was one of those occasions: a very cold, foggy January weekend in Burgundy, reveling with other wine lovers in the celebration of ...

Sep 2008

If you don't have anything on your calendar for October 16 and you'll be in the Seattle vicinity, I've got a proposition for you. Come join me and many of my Dames pals for this year's fundraiser. It's going to be a fun and tasty evening, held at the wonderful and exclusive Kathy Casey Food Studios in Ballard. We'll be celebrating the release of the first cookbook ever produced ...

Aug 2008

The Celebrity Farmer

Do you remember back when we used to just go to a restaurant, enjoy a meal, pay our check and head home without much thought at all to the talent back in the kitchen making it all happen? I know, it's hard to recall such a time. There are many influences that helped bring the phenomenon of the celebrity chef to life, but suffice it to say that more often than not we now know more about the people cooking ...