Iconic Santorini’s Chef Konstantinos Avgoulis’ Tomato Keftedes

Iconic Santorini’s Chef Konstantinos Avgoulis’ Tomato Keftedes

I  have a new favorite snack that I have also enjoyed as an entrée. I found this incredible small tomato on Santorini. In fact it is referred to in various parts of Greece as the Santorini tomato. Of course it only grows here developing  its tart, rich  deep flavor from the relentless sun, wind and lack of water.  My […]

Feasting in Jackson Hole on Ginger-Soy Scallops at Rendezvous Bistro

Feasting in Jackson Hole on Ginger-Soy Scallops at Rendezvous Bistro

Written by Michelle Winner and Maralyn D. Hill   Our “Annual BFF get-away” is always a special trip away from family obligations and responsibility. An important element is the proximity to great food and drink. A cocktail at 11 AM? Why not. A piece of chocolate cake a midnight? You bet.  So while planning our trip to […]

Sofitel SFO’s Executive Chef Alejandro Abad Shares Lavender Lamb Recipe

Sofitel SFO’s Executive Chef Alejandro Abad Shares Lavender Lamb Recipe

After more than 17 years of accomplished culinary experience, Chef Alejandro Abad was recently named Executive Chef at Bay 223. Chef Abad, a Spanish native from Barcelona, began at an early age by preparing meals at home with his father. He fine-tuned his culinary experience training in molecular cuisine, learned wines and spices and worked […]