Bearnaise Sauce

In the month of May, I made a lot of salads, went on vaca, then made a bunch more salads. I was hungry for a steak. A steakhouse steak. What’s the difference? Bearnaise. While I’d never made the sauce before, it was deceptively simple and really stepped up the meal. Excellent with both steak and…

Hawksmoor & Spitalfield’s Bar

While not exactly a secret with its half dozen-ish locations, the Hawksmoor has finally been discovered by yours truly. I was planning on just having a drink and nibble in the Spitalfield’s Bar after reading that the short rib croquettes were one of the best things to eat in London. Spoiler alert:  I returned the…

Worst Movie Ever?

Have you ever caught yourself 90 minutes into a film and realised, whoops, I’m watching the worst movie ever? I did that tonight. Accidentally, of course. It was all a downward spiral, really. Chap was supposed to go out with other chaps. I was working until 7:30 on a Friday, because…friyay! I was stoked to…

Steak Frites Take Un

It’s David Lebovitz vs the New York Times for best steak frites recipe in 2015! First up, Monsieur David… Finally, I was able to test drive a recipe from my beautiful, autographed cookbook that I kept on the other side of the kitchen from my cookin lab. Anyone that knows me has experienced how neat…