The Cedars Social (Brunch)

 The Cedars Social opened about a month ago and thanks to a little social media birdy, I was alerted that the swanky 1970s cocktail den would debut its brunch last Saturday. Here’s a little foodporn to excite your breakfast sausage:      Marmalade Collins (pictured left)      The fluffy ephemeral Red Tomato Omelette will bring out your inner Wylie Dufresne egg fetish.     … Continue reading

The French Laundry

I had the blessing of dining at The French Laundry back in December 2008. Updates on the food description to come…       (white truffles from Alba atop gnocchi)  

James Beard Texas nominees

It’s March 21, and we all know what that means… yeah yeah, it’s the first day of spring but more importantly James Beard Foundation nominees have been announced! First I was really excited to see some Dallas hot spots as JBF semifinalists; unfortunately, none of those made it to nominees list. *Cries* I’m collecting my tears of … Continue reading

Neopolitan Pizza: Cuisine 101

In Napoli, where food is king, when girl meets pizza here’s what she’ll say: When the food hits your tongue like a thin pizza crust that’s amore! Alright, so C for Cuisine remix doesn’t have the same ring to it… but, I traveled Italy for 6 weeks and ever since, I’ve been in amore with the Neapolitan Pizza. … Continue reading

Cuisine 101: Macaron Characteristics

No, silly Americans, my spell check is on and I didn’t leave off the “i”… as much as I loooove macaroni nor did I leave off the “o” for coconut macaroons. We’re talking about the French macaron. The main ingredients of a macaron are made with sugar, egg whites, almond powder, and a filling, typically a type of cream … Continue reading

Tasting Dark Chocolate: Cuisine 101

Introducing the C for Cuisine 101 series. I love feeding my tummy as well as my mind so this series will be an educational series about a certain type of food. Topics will span from “How to taste dark chocolate” to “101 Korean food.” I’ll research the nuances of food and report back with my … Continue reading

James Beard Foundation Semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation Award semifinalists have been announced! It’s the creme de la creme of culinary arts, “the Oscars of the food world.” And being from Texas, C for Cuisine is excited to congratulate the home-state semifinalists. Click here for a full list of semifinalists.           Best New Restaurant Bootsie’s Heritage Cafe, Tomball, … Continue reading