I was a judge at Houston's 3rd annual Big Taste fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters. In addition to supporting a great cause, the Big Taste was a fantastic way to sample dishes from many of Houston's notable restaurants in one place.
Note the pork belly bite from Dish Society which stole the show winning in every category.
Photos from my meal in Tulum, Mexico at Hartwood on April 15, 2015
The more I eat at Estela, the more I want to return. Chef Ignacios Mattos has an uncanny ability to take familiar ingredients and present them in unfamiliar ways. His cooking is simple and straight-forward yet rich with flavor, precise and innovative.
Photos from my meal on April 10, 2015
Cosme, New York, now serves brunch from 11:30am - 2:30pm on Sundays. I stopped by today for a late lunch. The space transitioned nicely from dark and elegant at night to cool, breezy, and sunlit at noon. There aren't many places in New York serving chilaquiles, enfrijoladas, and sopa de tortilla at this level on Sundays. Be sure to try Enrique Olvera's modern take on the tortilla soup, a cross between a lobster bisque and more traditional sopa de tortilla with a tomato-based broth.
Photographs from my meal in New York, United States at Wassail on March 23, 2015