ON THE ROAD –CHARLESTON, S.C.

In recent years, Charleston has been making its mark as a real up and coming Restaurant city. From Sean Brock’s “HUSK” and “MCCRADY’S” to the traditional “FIG” or HMGI’s “Magnolias”, one can expect a great meal every time out. However, if you just want some down-home, simple fare that is always fresh, tasty and terrific, […]

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On The Road — Chicago

Just to follow up on my last blog, which is several weeks now I know…..but here it is: There is a restaurant just outside of town, in the old Meat Market district, which Chicagoans consider the “avant garde” place, nearly impossible to get a reservation(it’s said a minimum of 3 months is standard) and supposedly […]

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On The Road–NRA Show Chicago

Well, back from another year at this largest of all Restaurant Shows in the USA……The McCormick Center is so large it is next to impossible to actually talk to all the manufacturers, suppliers and operators there. However, I did manage to find some terrific companies who have great products. I usually arrive at the Center […]

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MENU —“THE WEDDING”

Just in case you haven’t had enough of “The Wedding”, and you missed this part,  here’s most of what they ate: pressed duck terrine with fruit chutney, roulade of goat’s cheese with caramelised walnuts, quails eggs with celery salt, bubble and squeak*** with confit shoulder of lamb, grain mustard and honey-glazed chipolatas and miniature Yorkshire […]

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