Tag Archives: Michael Ruhlman

Bucket List 2.012

In retrospect, I’m a little disappointed in myself.  Since 2009, I’ve only been able to knock off four restaurants in my bucket list – Grey’s Papaya, Jean Georges, Alinea, and TRU.  Maybe I need to be more realistic.  If that’s the case, I will have to fill in the blanks with more attainable choices.  We’ll […]

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Found: one silk purse

It was only a few weeks ago that I re-read Michael Ruhlman’s The Soul of a Chef, where Thomas Keller extolled the gastro-virtues of all parts pig. While I’m a huge fan of bacon, I never quite happily immersed myself in other parts swine outside of the crispy breakfast strips. I grew up repulsively watching […]

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