Posts in category "tacos"

My Audition for "Bobby Flay’s Best Home Cooks"

A few days after I sent in the initial application I got a phone call from the casting agency requesting that me and my Dad do a short Skype interview with them to see if they’d like to come out and film our home and a small spread for two we’d set up for lunch. The whole audition cycle happened very quickly and was a little overwhelming, but also gave me less time to over analyze the situation and become nervous. I’m lucky enough to work for a non-profit organization that loves food, the Institute of Food Technologists, and my supervisors were super flexible through the whole process.
In early August a casting agency reached out to me through my blog to audition for a new Food Network show called “Bobby Flay’s Best Home Cooks” (working title).  Needless to say, I was thrilled about the opportunity. The show’s premise is to have duos of amateur chefs with no formal culinary experience battle against... Read more »

Fish Tacos with Homemade Mango Salsa

Fish Tacos with Homemade Mango Salsa
Lately I’ve been using a lot of fruit in my homemade dishes because soon it will be fall (it may already be but I’m pretending it isn’t yet) and we’ll be stuck back with our faithful friends, the apple, the orange, and the banana. Now, where there is nothing wrong with these tasty fruits, I’ve... Read more »

Chicago's Best Fish Tacos

Maybe it’s the fact that Chicago is located no where near an Ocean, or it could be the fact that it’s decently cold here most of the year, or perhaps a lot of gastro pubs are looking for some diversity, BUT one thing is true: fish and shrimp tacos rule in Chicago.    Stephanie’s Shrimp... Read more »