The Acorn-fed Pigs of Ezkurtxerri

After three and a half exhausting months staging at restaurant Martin Berasategui I moved on to the second part of the Basque Stage, Sammic program. I would be spending my last two and half months in Basque Country working with several different artisans and small … Continue reading

Peace, Love, and Prosperity Dumpling

I admit that Chinatown can be a bit overwhelming. It’s absolute mayhem. There are too many people, thousands of shops and restaurants, almost everything is written in Chinese, and no I don’t want a damn Gucci bag! But in the … Continue reading

Battle Pork Bun

It all started on a warm, rainy afternoon in Chinatown. I had been seriously craving baked pork buns the last few days and decided I’d head downtown after work to get some. If your not familiar with Chinese pork buns … Continue reading