Friday, October 26, 2012

Gourmet Gourmet Amelia Island, FL

Penne Pasta with Cream Sauce, Sausage, Broccolini and Parmesan Cheese
Linguini with Lobster and Cream Sauce

Filet on Potatoes with Vegetables and Scallops

Welcome to Amelia Island, Florida. When you travel all the time like I do it is very easy to get frustrated with food that does not live up to Manhattan standards and that is pretty much everything. This can also lead to one of the best phenomenons of traveling and that is finding a little of the beaten path joint that you don't expect. Non-New York Italian food can't live up in a side by side taste comparison so when you find a little place that exceeds expectation it is a welcome surprise. Gourmet Gourmet did that for me. I needed a little pasta dish and the Penne with Sausage and Broccolini hit the spot for me. In fact I loved it and went back again the next night and had it again. I don't even like cream sauce. Never have. I choose tomato sauce every time, but I went out on a limb for this one and was very happy with the dish. If I'm ever back on Amelia Island I will be stopping in. If I were forced to complain about one thing it would be how ridiculous the name is . Isn't one Gourmet enough? Fortunately I don't have to complain so I like this little place just the way it is.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Ba-nom-a-nom Non-Dairy 100% Gluten Free Fruit Soft Serve

Denver I love you. I'm working my cheese off here, but to step outside randomly for some air and stumble on to this mobile masterpiece was much needed. If only I had skipped crew lunch or been able to clear room for 2nd lunch it would have been golden. There is a vast array of amazing mobile treats that I wanted to sink my teeth in to. Everything from home made biscuits and accessories to Argentinian Sliders. My head almost exploded from all of the choices these fine downtown Denver folks have here at the Civic Center EATS. My Recommendation would be to grab some grub and hit up the museums. It looks like they have some fine collections down here.

Alas, my belt had almost reached its last loop when I came across healthy concoction that could give a master of justification the nudge he needed to fill that last loop with belly, but wait what is this it is both gluten and dairy made of 100% fruit? how has has this little mobile delight not graced the site of my eyes before. A perfect 100% things grown from the earth. I'll eat to that refreshing bit of soft serve perfection.

Here's to you Ba-nom-a-nom and Denver for taking the foodie truck craze up a notch...yum.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Parisi Bakery 198 Mott Street

Parisi Bakery 198 Mott Street

Take my word for it. Top five best sandwiches I've had in New York. I can't believe it took me seven years to find this joint. Maybe some day I'll do a top five sandwiches of New York countdown. For now happy tramping and feel free to share any of your food eating adventures.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Gumbo's Austin tx

Jenn and I had the pleasure of eating at this fine establishment in Austin last week. I had the Tortilla Crusted Salmon which worked perfectly in Texas. It was a good dish, but Jenn had the Sweet Potato Catfish and it blew my mind. I could have eaten that twice in the same sitting it was so good. I was definitely jealous of her choice.

A great experience overall and Downtown Austin was buzzing with delight as usual. We all had a great time.


Sunday, February 5, 2012


Trust me. Just make it. It looked so tasty that I dove right in and forgot to take a picture of the finished product.