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.
On a recent California weekend, I escaped to a Venetian-estate setting in the heart of Napa Valley for a 2012 Pinot Noir release dinner. St. Helena’s Del Dotto Vineyards is a close-knit, family-owned winery which has been making estate grown, cave-aged, premium Napa Valley and Sonoma Coast wine for 20 years. And while most wineries can only Read more
I absolutely love capturing moments with my iPhone. Whether it’s an inspiring dish, a mesmerizing sunset or a striking piece of artwork in the cities I encounter, Instagramming has become a part of every day life. So, although you’ll find my write-ups and features here on the site, you can also follow me on Instagram Read more
Lately, there seem to be a lot of new restaurants popping up in San Francisco, but only a few where the food entices me to return. The recently launched Lord Stanley in the city’s Russian Hill neighborhood is one of those few. The husband-and-wife owners and co-chefs, Rupert and Carrie Blease met twelve years ago in Oxfordshire, Read more
Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial is the first ever Champagne created to be enjoyed over ice. And although I prefer my Champagne chilled in an ice bucket, this is a refreshing beverage option for the warmer months lounging poolside or at an outdoor picnic or BBQ. The tropical, fruity wine consists of a combination of Pinot Read more