Category Archives: Celebrity Chef

Kite Hill Mushroom and Ricotta Ravioli

Rating: Kite Hill was founded by Tal Ronnen, Monte Casino and Dr. Pat Brown to create artisan vegan cheeses and has since branched out to make yogurts and stuffed cheeses.  I am a fan of Tal Ronnen’s book “The Conscious … Continue reading

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China Chilcano, Washington, DC

China Chilcano is part of celebrity chef Jose Andres’ ever expanding empire of restaurants.  Andres is credited with popularizing small plate tapas-style eating in the U.S. and, with the opening of the original and excellent Jaleo in 1993, transforming the Penn … Continue reading

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Tom Cruise making soup dumplings at Din Tai Fung

Several blogs and news outlets have posted an odd video of Tom Cruise making soup dumplings at Din Tai Fung in Taipei.  See the post at Grub Street.

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The Source, Washington, D.C.

The Source is Wolfgang Puck’s pan-Asian restaurant in the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The executive chef, Scott Drewno, has won several D.C. dining awards, so I had high-hopes for this place.  The stylish three-level restaurant seats 250 people, with a small … Continue reading

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