Monthly Archives: May 2008

{ proving ground }…update

buddah’s hand keifer lime malabar spinach clemson spinless fordhook zucchini    

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a few words from the host…

“As the host of the dinner mentioned here, I wanted to thank Randy for what was a perfect evening. His creativity in the food department is exciting to watch (and eat!) and the explanations of the food and background were … Continue reading

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nippan daido

i started the mise en place for this friday’s “tour de champagne” event at the hotel derek and got excited when i realized a trip to nippan daido was in my future.  this place is a wonderful local resource for … Continue reading

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more photos…

chicken cassoulette & puffed quinoa gulf crab risotto frozen chocolate, smoked white chocolate curd & coffee air biscuit unagi

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saturday may 15, 2008 – private home

(CANAPES) chilled spring pea soup & smoked marshmallows peruvian potato espuma, fennel & smoked salmon ( DINNER) yuzu, carbonated grape & cucumber fizz unagi, gelled buttered popcorn & chive grass-fed beef tartare, foamed gulf oyster, miso & horseradish chilled fennel … Continue reading

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proving ground… an urban garden

it’s day 2 of moving into the new house and i completed 2 of 3 beds that i have designed to maximize space in a minimal area.  the last bed will be completed tomorrow and photos of all 3 will … Continue reading

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huge news found at food in houston… thanks to anonymouseater for his/hers constant support over the years!!! 

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new media page

check out the media page on the “dashboard”…

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new york mutual trading, inc

  i stumbled across this website link, on george mendes’s website.  its a great source for japanese products!!! 

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the other rucker brother

im pleased to announce ronny rucker will be the newest addition to the tenacity food group.  ronny brings a number of ideas and influences that will add to the flow of new thoughts that feeds our curiosity but keeps us firmly planted … Continue reading

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