Monthly Archives: January 2013

Lunch in Santa Rosa, CA

Before heading to the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco recently, I spent a delightful couple of days in Sonoma with Jon and friends tasting some of the best food and wine the valley had to offer.  Driving from San Francisco to the Sonoma Valley we anxiously anticipated a day of wine tasting, but thought […]
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Lemon Meringue Tartlets

The abundance of citrus in the markets continues so tis the season to enjoy them at every opportunity.  Just the other night I sautéed a couple of pieces of halibut and served it with a citrus sauce and slices of grapefruit supremes alongside.  What I love about the bright and crisp flavors of citrus is […]
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Union Restaurant

A group of friends and I recently had dinner at Union Restaurant, the former home of Shinder’s bookstore in downtown Minneapolis.  The design firm of Shea, Inc., hit it on the mark.  There are no vestiges of the bookstore, but instead a large room divided by a lively bar in the center, half walls, semi-circle […]
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