Wowed by WD-50

For years, I’d been wanting to try the acclaimed WD-50.  Recent appearances of its chef, Wylie Dufresne, on Top Chef only served to heighten my interest.  Now he offers a 12 course tasting menu for $155 and a 5 course one featuring old favorites that he calls “From the Vault” for $90 (there’s an amuse…

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Holiday Cocktail: Bacon Infused Rye

If you’re looking for a last minute gift for the holidays, think of something homemade.  Like infused alcohol.  You can add almost any ingredient that you like to whatever spirit would be enjoyed most.  Infuse tequila with a few jalapenos (the longer this sits, the hotter it will be).  Add cinnamon, lemon or pineapple to…

More Cheese, Please

A phrase I often say.  As you can probably tell from many of my posts, I love cheese.  I have it almost every day.  (My cholesterol levels happen to be great in case you were wondering.)  Be it cow, sheep, goat or a combo.  Soft, semi-soft or hard.  Great on its own or simply paired…