Thursday, December 22, 2011

Beef Tongue

Grilled Beef Tongue
Sweet Potato
Tongue Marmalade
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Yellow Cauliflower

Cooked and Raw Yellow Cauliflower
Fresh Yuzu
Macadamia Nut
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Steak Tartare

Egg yolk
Fried capers
Fried Bread
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Caramelized Salmon Belly

Texas Grapefruit
Black Olive
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Charred Octopus

Piquillo Pepper
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Butternut- Chanterelle Porridge

Poached Egg
Spiced Duck Jus
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Butternut Squash Custard

Heirloom Apples
Caramel Apple Foam
Burnt Marshmallow Ice Cream
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Heirloom Apples

Raw and Cooked Apples
Caramel Braised Cardoon
Caramel Vinaigrette
Goat Yogurt Crisp
Red Ribbon Sorrel
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Goat Neck "Osso Bucco"

Baby Turnips and their greens
Local Goat Yogurt
Goat Yogurt
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Saturday, September 24, 2011

Nocetto di Capra

Nocetta di Capra is a nice semi firm goat cheese from Italy. Its basically an airey goat brie. I seares it and its crisped up really nice on the outside and became very soft in the middle.
Seared Nocetto di Capra
Roasted Grapes
Frozen Jalapeno- Grape Puree
Pistachio Corainder Crumble
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Frozen Chocolate Mousse

Wood Sorrel Panna Cotta
Lime Fluid Gel
Frozen Chocolate Pudding
Sea Salt Glass
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Bay Scallop

Evoo Poached Bay Scallops
Heirloom Tomatoes
House Cured Country Ham
Apple Butter
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Rabbit Rillette

Torchon of Rabbit Rillete
Inlay of Rabbit Liver Mousse
Hartmann Farms "Ratatouille"
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Duck Offal Bread Pudding

Sweet Corn
Fried Egg
Roasted Duck Jus
Corn Ash
Fried Corn Silk
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Grilled Octopus with The Flavors of Thailand

Sous Vide then Grilled Octopus
Green Mango
Fish Sauce
Mint, Basil, Cilantro
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Friday, June 24, 2011

Textures of Heirloom Tomatoes 2011





Ice Cream



Meyer's Lemon

Asian Amberjack

Sesame Crusted Gulf Coast Amberjack

Ginger- Carrot Puree

Radish Kimchee

Basil and Mint

An Ode to Rene Redzepi

This dish is called "A Taste of the Wild", I am very inspired by what Rene Redzepi is doing over in Denmark right now and when I got in some fresh morels I figured why not?

Wood Roasted Morels

Sous Vide Farm Egg Yolk

Porcini Soil

Wild Wood Sorrel


Porchetta di Testa

This is by far one of my favorite techniques that I have not done in a while. I figured since its one of my favorite techniques why not serve it with my 3 favorite summer ingredients.

Pig Face Roulade

Ethan's Heirloom Tomatoes

Crispy Vidalia Onion

Vidalia Onion Soubise

Raw Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn Puree

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Texas Peaches

So leaving in South Texas I have become very biased when it comes to peaches. I absolutely refuse to serve anything other than Texas Peaches from the hill country. They say this year's season will be short due to the lack of rain. I will have to settle with this and get them while they last.... definitely wont be bringing in ones from California as a replacement because there is no comparison. This is a little dish I ran as a special tonight but will probably keep it going for a few weeks, simple and delicious.

Marinated Texas Peaches

Charred Shishito Pepper Jam

Crispy Quiejo Castelinhos


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Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Buttered Popcorn Grits

Morel Mushrooms

Slow Poached Egg

Pork Cracklins'

Bing Cherry "Porkelaise"

Micro Basil

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Raw and Cooked Spring Radish

Purple Plum Radish, Cincinatti Radish, Icecycle Radish, Easter Egg Radish

Both Butter Poached and Raw

Shaved Texas 1015 Onion

First of the Season Bing Cherries

"The Elements of Ranch": Buttermilk Powder, Garlic Chips, Red Wine Vinaigrette and Chive

Monday, May 9, 2011


Seared Amberjack a la Plancha

Local Squash (Roasted Seeds, Raw Ribbons, Sous Vide Parisenne, Seared Triangles, Sous Vide Tops, Ash)

Crispy Chicken Skin

Fried Egg Emulsion

Charred Cumin Oil


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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Sous Vide Baby Turnip Salad

SV Baby Turnips
Porcini- Raspberry Soil
Shaved Serrano Ham
Real Ale Pale Ale Gelee
Patio Herbs
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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Trumpet Royale Mushroom Salad

Seared Trupet Royale

House Cured Lomo

Pickled Pearl Onion


Horseradish "Ranch Dressing"

Mushroom Ash

Patio Herbs

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011


I came up with this dish a few weeks, originally for a wine dinner with hopes it would end up on our spring menu. This is version 1.1 I did for special tasting last night. I have always loved the evolution of a dish, but maybe its time I concentrate on the refinement of a dish.

Seared Diver Scallop
Glazed Baby Turnip
Preserved Kumquat
Kumquat Puree
Nori Puree
Micro Arugula
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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Raspberry Sorbet

This is one of the desserts we ran as part of our Valentine's Day prix fixe. Its funny to think how much I used to dislike pastry, and see much I have been enjoying it lately.
Raspberry Sorbet
Licorice Shortbread
Raspberry Pearls
Mint Consomme
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Friday, January 21, 2011

Lamb Tartare

Lamb Loin Tartare
Bacon 3 Ways: Jam, Nougat, Foam
Pickled Pearl Onions
Whole Grain Mustard
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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Apricot Stuffed Foie Gras Terrine

Liquid Apricot Stuffed Foie Terrine
Pinenut Crumble
Fennel Jam
Micro Arugula

This is a very cool technique I learned while staging at WD~50. The same idea a liquid filled chocolate truffles.
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