I’m in the library today tutoring our culinary and baking students on any food subject they want. Most have good questions about different vegetables, animal protein or grain. But most want to understand food costing. Food costing involves a bit of mathematics. It’s all multiplication and addition but still some find it very difficult. I… Continue reading A Baker Tutoring Math?
A good friend and I dined at a very unusual place last night. We couldn’t decide where to go so Ray suggested the restaurant at the bend in Lake Shore Drive on the beach. We didn’t know what its name was but we both knew of it. We had ridden past it thousands of times… Continue reading Visit the Beachstro? What’s a beachstro?
My wife studied to be a dancer of the ballet variety. She still loves it and has instilled that love in me. I never thought I would enjoy dance but I really do. Last night we ventured to the West Loop to see Swan Lake performed by the American Ballet Theater troupe at the Civic… Continue reading Dinner and Ballet
I know it’s not the most pressing question in today’s world but do you ever wonder what wine to have with your dinner choice? I’ll tell you a little secret about myself; I always order the weirdest thing on the menu I can. I mean, what’s the point of having something at a restaurant you… Continue reading What wine to drink when?