Archive for February 2017

The Roister, Chaotic, with Class

The Roister, Chaotic, with Class
Chaotic. Noisy. Boisterous. Meet the Roister. I’m not sure what greets you first, the loud music or the open kitchen, but they do complement each other well. The open kitchen centers the room and if you decide to try the tasting menu, you’ll be seated at the counter as if you were in your own... Read more »

Recipe: Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe: Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies
My favorite cookie is chocolate chip. Hands down. I love eating the dough while you’re waiting for a batch to come out of the oven. I enjoy the crispy ones and the chewy cookies that were just slightly under-baked. Dipping them in milk is addictive. They tend to go well with an espresso after dinner, and I’d... Read more »

Sable Kitchen & Bar: Innovative, Swanky & Everchanging

Sable Kitchen & Bar: Innovative, Swanky & Everchanging
When entering Sable, located on the first floor of Hotel Palomar, the bar will be the first to greet you. Nearly 40-feet long, with soft leather seats, and ornate light fixtures, makes it hard not to notice or belly-up. Adjacent to the bar, in a neighboring room, is a dining room, with both intimate tables... Read more »
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Recipe for Super Bowl Sunday: Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

Recipe for Super Bowl Sunday: Chocolate Peppermint Brownies
In my first year of graduate school I remember bringing a bottle of wine as my contribution to the Super Bowl party. The host served frozen pizzas and chips and salsa. He didn’t have a wine opener, so my bottle of wine remained unopened and I settled for beer. Can you tell this is before I... Read more »