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Top Chef Seattle Episode 8: Jalapeño Business

Episode 7     Episode 9 I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.  Or Tuesday – whichever you celebrated.  I just got back from spending a bunch of time in Chicago … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 6 Comments

Mardi Gras! My Gumbo Recipe

Mardi Gras.  Fat Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday.  Whatever you call it – Laissez les bons temps rouler! So what is Mardi Gras besides a big drunken excuse for debauchery in New … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 11 Comments

Top Chef Texas – Episode 1: “Everything’s Bigger in Texas”

Next week’s episode As if I needed another weekly blog commitment, Bravo’s Top Chef returns for another season.  A couple of months ago, I posted about our dinner at Chicago’s … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · 5 Comments