Author Archives: Spoonful of Knowledge

Kristen Kish named Chef de Cuisine at Menton

Top Chef Seattle Winner Kristen Kish has a new job starting June 3. She has moved on from Stir to as the Chef de Cuisine at Barbara Lynch’s French restaurant Menton in the Fort Point neighborhood on the waterfront. “Watching her – along with the rest of the country- ultimately win Top Chef reinforced what I already […]

Patron XO Cafe Cocktails

Recently, I picked up this coffee infused Tequila Liqueur and I was looking for what to put it in, since I’m not usually a straight alcohol drinking kind of person. So I found some delicious recipes on this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Raging Bull 1/2 Lime 1 1/2 oz Patrón XO Café Chilled Cola Method: […]

The Dinner by Herman Koch

The Dinner is a bestselling novel from Dutch author Herman Koch. It was a bestseller in Europe and now it is on the New York Times Best Seller List. It’s a fantastic novel about a dinner at an unnamed lavish Dutch restaurant attended by two brothers and their wives, one of the brothers is a […]

The Chew Recipe of the Day: Carla’s Pie Dippers

I love The Chew. I watch everyday and I feel Michael, Daphne, Mario, Carla and Clinton are a part of my family now. I watch it all the time with my sister, Jocelyn, and it’s great because it’s funny, sometimes inappropriately so and I learn a lot about food and get good recipe ideas. So I’m […]

Tony Maws’ New Venture

Tony Maws is the chef of famed Cambridge eatery, Craigie on Main, one of the best restaurants in the city. Tony Maw’s next venture will be a casual restaurant in Somerville. Somerville seems to be the place, where chefs of haute cuisine open a more casual place to go out. The owners of T.W. Food […]

Going Out Before/After the Internet

So True. But I love being a Yelp checking, OpenTable using, food blogger.

Journeyman’s New Dessert Tasting Menu

Journeyman, the inventive tasting menu restaurant in a industrial building in Union Square in Somerville, has added a dessert tasting menu to their menu. It started March 6th and will feature four desserts for $40. The dishes might be blood orange with olive and fennel, banana with cream cheese and ginger and chocolate with peanut, pretzel […]