My turn to organize monthly dinner club...we are all on the West side, but can and will travel for wonderful food, service, drink and ambience. Budget is usually $100 a head inclusive of food, drink and tip. Open to all types of food.
Chief bartender at Hotel Unique in Sao Paulo, Mateus Saint Laurent, shows us how to make the Brazilian national drink, Caipirinha. A delicious and refreshing cocktail that you should make a part of your bar repertoire.
Gail Simmons gives us her list of pantry must-haves. Ingredients you should always have around to enhance and boost the flavor of all your meals. It's the little things that keep life interesting. Read more here.
Chefs Joanne Chang and Karen Akunowicz from Myers + Chang in Boston, show us how to use lemongrass. It's the central ingredient in their Green Monster, infusing the stir-fry with unique bright, citrusy, and floral-herbal fragrance. Read more.
What happens when chefs read the bad reviews written about them from around the web and beyond? We turned on the camera to find out.
This episode: Chef Jimmy Bradley of NYC's The Red Cat gives some lessons on actually talking to your server if you have a problem instead of writing stuff on the internet.