In The Kitchen

Your New Favorite Quick Bread – Persimmon Whiskey Bread with Pecans and Dried Apricots

Our household has an obsession with persimmons. Because of the limited, seasonable nature of this fruit (typically November through February), we go a bit crazy at the local farmer’s market this time of year. In February, we found flats of 24 very ripe Hachiya persimmons for $10/flat. These usually go for $2+ per fruit here,… Read More Your New Favorite Quick Bread – Persimmon Whiskey Bread with Pecans and Dried Apricots

Eating Out

Atelier Crenn – A Poetic, Modern French Experience in SF

Dominique Crenn is one bad-ass lady. She’s breaking barriers as a world-renowned female chef while being a mother, and she’s incredibly down-to-earth and personable! Last weekend I had the opportunity to visit her restaurant Atelier Crenn a second time, and I loved my experience. This meal resonated with me on all levels – presentation, service, and above… Read More Atelier Crenn – A Poetic, Modern French Experience in SF

Eating Out, Travel

Turkey and the Wolf – Life-changing Sandwiches in New Orleans

Never before has a restaurant obliterated and exceeded my expectations so resoundingly, as did Turkey and the Wolf. The national media rankings and raves from friends were right, Turkey and the Wolf is absolutely killing it. Located a few blocks off of Magazine St. in the Garden District, Turkey and the Wolf is an easy… Read More Turkey and the Wolf – Life-changing Sandwiches in New Orleans