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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