• Asados, Malbec and New Friends

    Asados, Malbec and New Friends

    "Average food with people you love is a lot better than Kobe beef with an asshole." – Penn Jillette I heard this quote on a goofy show back in August of 2005 and it's stuck with me since. It reminds me that regardless of how much effort a chef or cook puts into a meal, it will never trump the diner sharing that meal surrounded by people they love. And in turn, expecting a restaurant to make your day filled [...]

  • New year, new adventures!

    New year, new adventures!

    The day has arrived! For the next 12 plus months I’ll live the life of a nomad... First, a look at the numbers- Roughly 30 days in each of 12 cities 8 countries spread across 4 continents will become my “home” I’ll eat out for an estimated 750 meals in around 15 different countries I’ll fly around 38,000 miles and spend almost 72 hours in airplanes, buses and ferries Whoa! I’ve sold and donated everything I can live without, and [...]

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I left Reno with a one way ticket at the end of 2017 to explore new cuisines, cultures, ingredients and cities. 12 cities, 12 months and plenty of culinary stories ahead!

Asados, Malbec and New Friends

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Remote Year|

"Average food with people you love is a lot better than Kobe beef with an asshole." – Penn Jillette I heard this quote on a goofy show back in August of 2005 and it's stuck [...]

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New year, new adventures!

By | December 29th, 2017|Categories: Remote Year|

The day has arrived! For the next 12 plus months I’ll live the life of a nomad... First, a look at the numbers- Roughly 30 days in each of 12 cities 8 countries spread across [...]

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All-Purpose Grill Rub

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Use this rub on beef, pork or chicken to bring out the true flavor of the meat, the "umami".  The salt and aromatics will enhance the big flavors of whatever protein you are cooking. Ingredients [...]

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Sian Ka’an Ceviche Recipe

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

One of my favorite things to eat while traveling through the Yucatán was ceviche. A favorite in coastal regions of Latin America and the Caribbean, this mix of bright, citric flavors and cool, raw fish [...]

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Twice-Baked Loaded Sweet Potatoes

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Makes dinner for 2, with leftover sauces Ingredients 1 large garnet yam or sweet potato 1 1/2 cup shredded chicken 6 cilantro leaves Salsa Verde Ingredients 1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup yellow [...]

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Chicken Amatriciana

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

A simplistic "pasta" dish inspired by an Italian classic. This Whole 30 friendly recipe is perfect for a dinner for two. Ingredients 3 cups zucchini “zoodles” 1.5 cups shredded chicken 3 each toma tomato 1 [...]

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