Monthly Archives: October 2008

here is the scoop…

i will be taking over the rainbow lodge kitchen as executive chef and this monday will be a kind of debut for me.  i am very excited about this project because it allows me to continue developing my style of … Continue reading

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a slight pause for a worthy cause…

i want to thank everyone who has supported { tenacity } thus far but im afraid it will have to reside on the back burner for a while.  this news is not at all negative but just the opposite – … Continue reading

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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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it’s my pleasure to introduce mr pj stoops…

        its been a longtime coming for me to find a local fisherman that can provide me with the quality of fish that i have always wanted from the gulf of mexico and now “we” have found him.  i … Continue reading

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{ tenacity } supper club featuring all raw & cold gulf seafood

i have had a ton of request for a supper club dinner to be held on a weekend night so….this friday october 24, 2008 we will be showcasing the bounties of the gulf coast with 7 courses of all raw … Continue reading

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{ tenacity } supper club private function honoring susan & jeff kunz

best parts of chicken, azuki beans, malabar spinach & carrot confit roasted breast of lamb, crispy rillette, baby zucchini, golden chanterelles & mustard seed marmalade hawaiian tuna & american paddlefish roe virgina river clam, thai basil, crunchy celery, white grapes … Continue reading

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the vip treatment

we always “bathe” our shellfish with incredible hospitality – allowing them time for a quick soak & even bubble baths…

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know who this is?

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photo journal of “the pig” dinner with jb…

sorry ryan but I had to post this – “classic”  tete de cochon, mustard seeds, foamed gribiche & cauliflower-black sesame tapenade    double sided suckling pig belly showing the beauty of transglutaminase   roasted pork belly, preserved ramps, spanish white … Continue reading

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personal & professional enlightment from “the pig” dinner with chef justin basye…

first, I want to share my thoughts on the evening as a whole and then express how proud I am of justin.  the evening was my favorite dinner to date because it really put a few things into perspective for … Continue reading

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