After a stint as chef de cuisine of a beloved local watering hole, chef Robin Song strikes out on his own with an artful new interpretation of the modern hotel restaurant: a slick, sophisticated vision at the heart of Hotel Bijou, devoted to artful cocktails and live fire cooking.
Known among chefs as “the poor man’s ribeye,” chuck-eye steak is a common and incredibly inexpensive (our recipe developer purchased two organic chuck eye steaks for less than $8) cut of beef readily available at most supermarkets.
For perfectly fried, mozzarella Arancini, dip a rice ball into flour and shake off any excess. Dip floured ball into egg, allowing any excess to drip off. Finish by coating completely in breadcrumbs. Repeat.