Basic Recipe: Making Stock

Last week, I finished my last week at my job in a French restaurant. It was an incredibly humbling and inspiring experience, and one that I won’t soon forget. I feel like honoring that experience today. Working in places that are using such classic recipes and cuisine really hammered home how important it is to…

Cheap Eats: Petit Robert Bistro

Sometimes, when my schedule isn’t packed and I’m not home asleep, I like to head downtown to visit The Russian at work.  Last week, he urged me to come downtown to visit him because he had a place to eat that he thought I would enjoy.  He was right. We went to Petit Robert Central,…

Shark Week Recipe: “Shark Food Soup”

To top off a wonderful week of Sharks, I wanted to make something that would really satisfy.  I decided to make my own spin on Bouillabaisse, a traditional French dish involving lots of seafood.  You know what eats a lot of seafood (other than me)? Sharks.  Seafood is shark food, too.  Might as well dub…