Postscript on a Pop-Up

Postscript on a Pop-Up

Last night the Christinas organized a bowling outing. Turns out, at Lucky Strike Lanes in Hollywood, you get to play for free on Monday nights if…

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How to Go Out in Style

How to Go Out in Style

Chef had quite a day yesterday. When I start to choose my words, I realize that the language of his kitchen is rubbing off on…

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Crushing It

Crushing It

In spite of a new dish and a tweaked dessert, we were a well-oiled machine. Even the table of elite chefs thought so.

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Hump Day

Hump Day

Day 2 is all about getting it right.

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Show Time

Show Time

The pop-up goes live the first night with a soft start: almost as many cooks in the kitchen as diners in the dining room.

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Diary of a Pop-Up

Diary of a Pop-Up

An introduction to the components, what goes into prepping them, and who did all the work.

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What's Gourmet to You is Up to Me

What’s Gourmet to You is Up to Me

Yes, I did it, I cooked all my meals this week for $35. I even managed to squeeze an extra five-course meal out of the leftovers. But would I do it again?

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Kabocha Soup sans Biscuits

Kabocha Soup sans Biscuits

The lesson here is: you can take the mix out of the package but you can’t take the package out of the mix.

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Cheesy Potato Tacos

Cheesy Potato Tacos

Why have I called these tacos cheesy when there was no room for cheese in my budget? Recalling a Swedish dish which uses an egg yolk to bind the potatoes and the meat and the horseradish, I was able to create a very cheese-like sauce for these potato-chile tacos.

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