Monthly Archives: April 2012

Thomas Leithner

This last weekend I decided the Gruner Veltliner is my go to white for summer 012′! I have had this regularly of the last 2 weeks and it has shown itself strong before, during, and after dinner, with all sorts … Continue reading

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Lunch Lift Me Up

We had such a sunny and beautiful weekend in Portland, yet on saturday running errands and frustrations of force du jour had me down. I decided the only thing that could save me was a light spring lunch, so I … Continue reading

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Michael Crichton & Summer

As some know this is one of my favorite food, and product photographers that I would love to style for some day! His work always inspires me and makes me want to push, today I was in need of that … Continue reading

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Fugu License

Most of us especially sashimi heads, have heard of the famous blow fish that is served in Japan that is deadly to eat if not cleaned by an expert. The poisonous liver of the Fugu is huge and very delicate, … Continue reading

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Oven & Shaker

Yesterday me and couple of my friends went to Oven & Shaker for happy hour, this new pizza spot is a partnership between Cathy Whims of Nostrana and a well known Northwest bartender Ryan Magarian. It is located at the foot … Continue reading

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Pate En Croute pt. 2

I have been rattling off some pate en croutes this week in between bookings. I have been inlaying special ingredients, and my latest version includes roasted pistachios folded into the chicken liver mousse! It looks gorgeous and stunning when you slice … Continue reading

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