All over Instagram and in professional kitchens around California, we are seeing rows and rows of hanging, bright peeled persimmons. And if like many, you’re wondering what this current Hoshigaki trend is all about, it’s actually a very old, traditional practice and a Japanese word meaning dried persimmons. My friend and award-winning Bay Area writer Read more
October is all about Japan at Healdsburg SHED with “Here and There: Japan.” For this month, SHED has invited special guest teachers and chefs to share their knowledge and techniques including: Nancy Singleton Hachisu, author and teacher from Saitam, Japan; Sonoko Sakai, Common Grains in Los Angeles; Mamiko Nishiyama of YAGICHO Honten in Tokyo; Soba Master Toshiya (Toshi) Kotori of Tokyo; Mariko Grady, founder of Aedan SF in Read more
Another year, and another set of MICHELIN stars has been descended upon New York City. In the three-star realm, all six of last year’s restaurants remained in top standing including one of my favorite NYC meals from last year at Jean-Georges. In the two-star category, the Modern is the newest addition to rise from Read more
I will be sharing photos of the entire tasting menu of my recent meal at Chef Yannick Alléno’s Alléno Paris at Ledoyen Pavilion next here on Food Fashionista… In the meantime, here’s a preview course with the not-so Plain Poached Langoustine with bitter almond mousse, tomato and a mesmerizing green-hued parsley oil broth.