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French Lentil Soup

Soups like this one are very nostalgic to me.  One bite with its familiar and comforting flavors transports me back to Europe.  I’m biased but I stand by the conviction that some of the best… Continue reading → The post French ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 17, 2016 |  Original Post


This was one gorgeous-setup-disappointing-food restaurant. The spiced flatbread that we ordered for appetizer was the highlight of my meal. The basil almond dip that it came with was fine. I’m not an Italian, but on pasta cooking, I think I ...

Blog: bonvivant
Posted on: Sep 25, 2015 |  Original Post

Boeuf Bourgignon

Also known as beef bourguignon and beef burgundy, this is the traditional French dish that Julia Child made world famous. While this isn’t Julia’s recipe, I’ve borrowed some of her techniques in my own ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 31, 2015 |  Original Post

Easy Chocolate Pots de Crème

If anyone were to ask me, “What is the ultimate chocolate dessert?”, my answer would be Chocolate Pot de Crème.  For chocolate richness, this dessert is unrivaled.  A classic French favorite since the 17th century, a… Continue ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Mar 10, 2015 |  Original Post

Blonde French Onion Soup

Sponsored Post – The Art of Cheese with Castello Aged Havarti This all-original Blonde French Onion Soup is a deliciously creamy twist on the classic version.  You’ll love it!Continue reading: Blonde French Onion Soup ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Dec 03, 2014 |  Original Post

Baked Endives with Ham & Bechamel

If you’ve never had endives before, let this be your first experience.  And if you have had them before, be prepared to fall head over heels.Continue reading: Baked Endives with Ham & Bechamel You May… Continue reading → The ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Oct 08, 2014 |  Original Post

Béchamel Sauce with Parmesan

An easy, perfectly creamy béchamel sauce with Parmesan cheese for a wonderfully delicate flavor.  Probably the most versatile of all sauces, you’ll be making this again and again!Continue reading: Béchamel Sauce with Parmesan You ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Oct 06, 2014 |  Original Post

La Brasserie, London

La Brasserie, founded in 1972, is the first all day brasserie in London.  We went to La Brasserie for brunch / lunch on a weekend.  It’s a convenient restaurant to go to, especially with kids, if one plans to go to the Natural History Museum ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Oct 03, 2014 |  Original Post

The Elm – Simplified, Brilliant

Not only has Chef Liebrandt successfully adapted his cuisine for the neighborhood, his cuisine has become better for it.

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: May 04, 2014 |  Original Post

28-50 Wine Workshop and Kitchen Marlylebone, London

28-50 Wine Workshop & Kitchen offers many wines by the glass, carafe, and bottle and serves French Bistro style food in 3 locations in London – Marylebone, Mayfair, and Fetter Lane.  At the Marylebone location that we went to, we were ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Mar 12, 2014 |  Original Post

Rotisserie Georgette Review

It is this unique front-of-house role that allows her to oversee the restaurant both inside and outside the kitchen, and in the case of Rotisserie Georgette, it works beautifully.

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: Jan 06, 2014 |  Original Post

Cafe Henri / Casa Enrique Review: Each Corner A Culinary Canine

One pair of gems you’ll find is the multicultural Henrys. There is the French and Spanish, one pup found with a cup of Joe, the other with a most impressive sombrero.

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: Nov 19, 2013 |  Original Post

Roadtrip Meals – Bouchon Yountville and Bakery Review

Bouchon is perhaps becoming a victim of its own success. The career defining success of The French Laundry has elevated Thomas Keller to such an elite status in the eyes of food enthusiasts that anything but perfection is viewed as a letdown. ...

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: Nov 17, 2013 |  Original Post

French Almond Cake with Lavender Lemon Glaze {Appreciation Post}

Another Daring Gourmet original to enjoy before the Summer is through. This cake is special.  The smell of it baking, its magnificent flavor, its delicate texture and graceful appearance…this cake is absolutely delightful. But before we get ...

Blog: The Daring Gourmet
Posted on: Sep 12, 2013 |  Original Post

Le Périgord Review – Experience and Appreciate French Classics.

Great service, exceptional French classics, not to mention the most glorious soup in Manhattan and Bradgelina's chicken. A classic combination that should be experienced and appreciated. . . . → Read More: Le Périgord Review – ...

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: Jun 17, 2013 |  Original Post

Le Philosophe Review – Profound Simplicity

I wanted to end this piece with a deep, philosophical quote befitting of the name of the restaurant. Then again, perhaps it's best to keep it simple and stick to the classical descriptors. A hearty recommendation. . . . → Read More: Le ...

Blog: Eat Big Apple
Posted on: May 28, 2013 |  Original Post

In the Garden of Jeanne and Gaston NYC

I was recently invited to meet Chef Claude Godard in the garden of Jeanne & Gaston.  Some of you may have read my blog post on the Press Dinner that I attended a few weeks ago at Jeanne & Gaston.  The restaurant serves both classic ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: May 10, 2013 |  Original Post

Jeanne and Gaston

I was recently invited to Jeanne and Gaston to try out their new Spring menu and while I had limited knowledge of this restaurant prior, it would be a place I’d recommend to someone looking for some delicious French food with Chef Claude Godard ...

Blog: The Carnivore and the Vegetarian
Posted on: Apr 22, 2013 |  Original Post

Pumpernickel bread with smoked salmon at Cafe Champignon

Have you ever had pumpernickel bread?  I had not had pumpernickel bread until the day I had lunch with a friend and ordered a sandwich with smoked salmon on pumpernickel bread.  Since that day, I am an avid pumpernickel bread lover.  Why did I ...

Blog: Not Just Vegetarian
Posted on: Apr 21, 2013 |  Original Post

Lunch at Ai Fiori, New York

The problem with having a really fantastic first course in a multi-course meal is that everything else would fade in comparison. This is what happened to me when I had lunch at Ai Fiori at the Setai hotel in New York. One bite of the spaghetti ...

Blog: Confessions of a Chocoholic
Posted on: Apr 11, 2013 |  Original Post


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