Category Archives: history

know who this is part 2…

i posted this picture a few days back asking if anyone knew who it was? i guess my jpeg gave away the answer – but that was the plan.  i wanted people to look into charles hatfeild’s story and im … Continue reading

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know who this is?

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boudin blanc, ribeye & red stripe…

these treats come courtesy of megan’s grandfather, who recently gave us a smoker that was originally purchased in the early 1900′s on houston ave!  to say it’s nicely seasoned would be a true under-statement… i will always be a fan … Continue reading

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john besh, la

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tenacity’s july 4th menu…

private home… (CANAPES) cornbread madelines with sweet & sour jalapeño deviled quail egg with shaved summer truffle (DINNER) layered big eye tuna & hempstead watermelon, candied chili serrano, white soy & cilantro akaushi beef tartare, whole grain mustard paper, spicy … Continue reading

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sometimes the best stuff lurks beneath…

for a long time now, people’s defensive stand against modern food is truly baffling to me.  im not even sure what those words mean anyway, “modern food”.  often i hear un-educated stands that have no merit.  for example, the use … Continue reading

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great story in the paper today – see link below

tokyo’s fish market…bluefin tuna http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/dining/5660780.html

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from tartare to the hamburger

  you never know when you are gonna hear something that really gives new meaning to the simplest things.  the the term “tartare” actually started with genghis khan and was associated with the way his people eat beef.  wild right?  this … Continue reading

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