What’s in My Pantry?


Pantries are meant to be cleaned out occasionally. Old, stale ingredients have to go, some items need to be used before they expire and some staple items just need to be replaced. I thought some of you might be interested in a few of the ingredients I keep in my pantry (this doesn’t include things […]


The Map


I’ve been promising this for a long time – so here’s the first draft. This is by no means a comprehensive listing of places to eat on Buford Highway, but it’s a start. There is still a lot to add, including spots in the surrounding areas. Click Here to view this map on Google Maps […]


“If you could see what I’ve seen with your eyes…”


I guess it’s time for my once a year, “one month in a single post” recap. July has been busy, especially with hosting the first Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper).¬† Nonetheless, I was able to get out and explore a little… Black Tie Barbecue began offering lunch. If you’re in Midtown/Downtown or thereabouts on Fridays […]


Hawker Food – Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper)


I’m not sure who had more fun at the first Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper) – me or the guests. The menu was based (mostly) on Asian hawker food – or “street” food. The weather cooperated, allowing for drinks and cooking outdoors, before moving inside for an intimate dinner peppered with great conversation. Hawker Menu […]


Cooking with Dog


Via my friend M. comes Cooking with Dog – a Japanese cooking show, hosted by a dog. More precisely, a poodle, with a coif that for some reason reminds me of Graham Kerr (whose hair actually more closely resembles Ted Koppel – just work with me). Normally, I’m pretty dismissive of this type of thing, […]