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by K_F_o_l_e_y
June 12th, 2019, 7:23 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Spicy Coconut Mussels with Lemon Grass (NYT recipe, without the chili this time, so I guess it wasn't actually spicy)

Served it with a 2009 Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc, which was amazing at this age.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
June 8th, 2019, 9:58 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Sautéed soft-shell crabs, with brown butter-caper-lemon sauce & cauliflower puree
by K_F_o_l_e_y
June 5th, 2019, 9:44 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Nashville and Surrounding area Eats?????
Replies: 73
Views: 4074

Re: Nashville and Surrounding area Eats?????

The trick at Martin's is to skip the line and go right to the bar, where you can order food with your drink.

It's decent enough BBQ, but I wouldn't wait in that line.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
June 4th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

SUPER FUSION CUISINE (sushi) 690 A Washington St Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 277-8221 www.superfusionbrookline.com Restaurant confirms they are legal BYOB (rules are fairly liberal in Brookline, with no license required, but they have to train employees and inform town, no corkage permitted and restau...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
June 4th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

BAYBERRY CAFE
502 Main St
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 935-1288
www.bayberrycafewoburn.com

Gluten-free, vegan Asian cuisine and legal BYOB.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
June 2nd, 2019, 12:25 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

YELP REVIEW: ETHIOPIAN CAFE (legal BYOB) 377 Centre St Boston, MA 02130 (b/t Sheridan St & Creighton St in Jamaica Plain) (617) 319-6982 https://ethiopiancafe.business.site A tiny ~25 seat restaurant hidden on a busy block of other restaurants and businesses in Jamaica Plain. But well worth seeking ...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 31st, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

Also: Dumpling Daughter (Weston) Cafe Rossetti's (Winthrop) D'Parma (Winthrop) Cha Yen Thai Cookery (Watertown) Chauncey Creek Lobster Pier (Kittery Point, ME) The Causeway (Gloucester) The Herb Lyceum at Gilson's (Groton) Sweet Basil (Needham) The Buffalo Jump (East Falmouth) Sam's Kitchen (Woburn)...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 31st, 2019, 6:05 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

Did a wine dinner for Rex Dawson from Philly here recently:

DOK BUA THAI KITCHEN
411 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 232-2955
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 31st, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

BYOB for breakfast/lunch/brunch:

RIFULLO
147 Cypress St
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 505-6727
www.rifrullocafe.com

https://www.boston.com/food/restaurants ... oston-area
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 31st, 2019, 4:27 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

I called and confirmed:

CAPTAIN MARDEN'S TABLE
279 Linden St
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 235-0860
www.captainmardens.com
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 31st, 2019, 3:34 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

According to the Boston Globe:

CAFFE PAOLINA
646 Humphrey St
Swampscott, MA 01907
(781) 593-6455
www.caffepaolina.com

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/globe ... p-comments
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 31st, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

And then there were three... It's amazing what you can find when you dig around on the Boston city website! Here's two more (the restaurants confirmed they have licenses): ASAHI 418 Market St Brighton, MA 02135 b/t Surrey St & Chestnut Hill Ave (617) 562-6333 https://www.yelp.com/biz/asahi-brighton ...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 31st, 2019, 1:00 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 99
Views: 10940

Re: Greater Boston

Newish legal BYOB in Boston: ETHIOPIAN CAFE 377 Centre St Boston, MA 02130 (b/t Sheridan St & Creighton St in Jamaica Plain) (617) 319-6982 www.ethiopiancafe.business.site https://www.yelp.com/biz/ethiopian-cafe-boston?sort_by=date_asc As far as I know, this is currently the only legal BYOB within B...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 30th, 2019, 3:02 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing
Replies: 21
Views: 1236

Re: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing

The guy who made the best pizza I've ever had, Joe Beddia of Pizzeria Beddia in Philly, apparently produced this pizza with the Breville:

by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 30th, 2019, 11:28 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing
Replies: 21
Views: 1236

Re: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing

Wow, thanks Bill, that is very helpful. A couple of questions:

1) Is it only available through Williams-Sonoma?

2) Have you had any issues with it producing smoke?

3) How do you recommend cleaning the stone?
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 30th, 2019, 9:16 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing
Replies: 21
Views: 1236

Re: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing

Interesting that Brevillle could get two such famous chefs as Marc Vetri and Chris Bianco to be their spokesmodels for this oven.

Bill, do you have any updates on pros/cons from using it?



by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 30th, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: PSA - Flannery sale
Replies: 54
Views: 2742

Re: PSA - Flannery sale

I've never had Flannery beef, but have heard it mentioned on here several times. How does it compare to something like Snake River Farms? Also, is it grass fed? Flannery was recently written up as one of his favorite purveyors in the new book "Franklin Steak" by Aaron Franklin of Franklin BBQ fame:...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 28th, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Brown butter & roasted sweet corn mini-cornbread loafs, served warm with homemade honey butter
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 26th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

PICKLES, PICKLES & MORE PICKLES: For Memorial Day BBQ with the wine crew...quick pickled Granny Smith apples and red onions, and sous vide spicy dill pickles, and savory carrots & wild ramps
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 24th, 2019, 9:33 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1913
Views: 153553

Re: Steak Porn

Marcus Dean wrote:
May 24th, 2019, 7:51 pm
primal cuts are dry aging for another 18 days
Incestuous beef?
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 22nd, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Impossible burgers
Replies: 40
Views: 1321

Re: Impossible burgers

Eric LeVine wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 5:19 pm
I am just jealous that you get to eat at his restaurants more than me.
I had to move here from Seattle to do that!
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 22nd, 2019, 11:00 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Impossible burgers
Replies: 40
Views: 1321

Re: Impossible burgers

Eric LeVine wrote:
May 22nd, 2019, 10:27 am
Tony is a good friend from high school and a crazily talented chef.
Cool! I went to a wine dinner at Craigie with Jean-Francois Bourdy not too long ago and the food was spectacular. He's about to open a new burger-centric place in one of our food halls soon.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 21st, 2019, 9:13 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Impossible burgers
Replies: 40
Views: 1321

Re: Impossible burgers

I've had Impossible Burger meat twice (only version 1) in the Boston area: a meatball sandwich at Clover (a local vegetarian chain); and a burger at Little Donkey (owned by James Beard Award-winning chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette). Meatballs: If I didn't know better, I would have sworn thes...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 21st, 2019, 8:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Ridge Monte Bello futures offer
Replies: 207
Views: 11957

Re: 2018 Ridge Monte Bello futures offer

Thank you for your informative posts Ryan.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 21st, 2019, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1345
Views: 145809

Re: Official Costco Thread

Waltham is the best Costco wine store in the Greater Boston area. No contest. Plus they occasionally send out emails letting us know what's new . Really ???!!! How does one get on the mailing list? Please PM me an email contact if you have one. Thanks Geoff. Pre-2010, the Waltham MA Costco was thei...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 14th, 2019, 6:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Using corked wine making Coq au vin
Replies: 44
Views: 1121

Re: Using corked wine making Coq au vin

As an aside, since the aroma of TCA was mentioned below, apparently it doesn't actually have an aroma itself, but just screws with how we perceive other aromas. There's a fairly recent thread on this somewhere on WB. https://www.acsh.org/news/2019/03/29/does-your-wine-smell-wet-dog-polluted-corks-mi...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 14th, 2019, 6:19 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 554
Views: 25907

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Yes, I have a bad habit of misspelling it Chuck, based on how most people pronounce it. Correcting my spelling is something of a jab, intimating that if I can't spell it I don't know what I am talking about. That's fine. I can take it. I've been cooking 20 briskets or so a year for 40 years. That's...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 13th, 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1181

Re: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?

if you purchase good quality pine nuts from Italy they're less likely to give metallic problems. It's the cheap stuff from China sold by Trader Joes and Costco. Pine Mouth is a result of eating raw pine nuts and these are toasted. One study showed pine nuts from China both the white pine (Pinus arm...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 11th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1181

Re: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?

Everywhere else in the world they treat cheese as a desert, served with biscuits, crackers or fruit and with a desert wine like a port or maybe even a cognac. Yet in the US its eaten before a meal, why ? its heavy and strongly flavoured not what you want early in a meal I'm sorry, Alan. I know you'...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 5th, 2019, 4:34 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Goat's milk custard, with bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup and black sea salt
by K_F_o_l_e_y
May 2nd, 2019, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1345
Views: 145809

Re: Official Costco Thread

P. D e r d e y n wrote:
May 2nd, 2019, 1:35 pm
Good thing Costco has an amazing return policy.
At least in Massachusetts, no returns on alcohol.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 27th, 2019, 5:30 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Sous vide miso-marinated pork chop and roasted Pink Lady apples & onions, inspired by a recipe from Spike Gjerde
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 23rd, 2019, 7:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Sous vide & torched miso-marinated Norwegian steelhead
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 21st, 2019, 9:55 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why sous vide?
Replies: 208
Views: 6758

Re: Why sous vide?

EASTER DINNER: Duck leg confit by sous vide (D'Artagnan, 158°F x 17 hours from frozen), with ginger-chili glaze (btw it's not burnt, but I did over-reduce the glaze, so it is very dark and sticky, still tastes great), sushi rice
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 18th, 2019, 10:20 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1913
Views: 153553

Re: Steak Porn

Aaron Franklin of Franklin BBQ has a new book out about about grilling steaks, "Franklin Steak". Bryan Flannery gets prominent mention.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 18th, 2019, 9:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why sous vide?
Replies: 208
Views: 6758

Re: Why sous vide?

OHHH: Look at that!

(167-degrees x 13 min)

by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 16th, 2019, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your house champagne?
Replies: 90
Views: 3076

Re: What's your house champagne?

Cedric Bouchard Val Vilaine
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 15th, 2019, 2:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Bone-in pork loin chop sous vide in ChefSteps fig & apricot mostarda sauce, steamed baby bok choy, couscous, tri-colored ozo pasta, split baby garbanzo beans, red quinoa (Wegmans Golden Jewel Blend)
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 10th, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bottle Heft- Do you care?
Replies: 65
Views: 1988

Re: Bottle Heft- Do you care?

Standard Bordeaux bottle please.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 10th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Cream cheese cloud cake, with black tea-infused silky* whipped cream and fresh berries

*With xanthan gum, made in an iSi Whip
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 8th, 2019, 1:40 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Dessert for a Rhone dinner: Black plum tart, silky whipped cream
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 8th, 2019, 1:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Brandon R wrote:
April 8th, 2019, 8:50 am
I saw Alton Brown use a food processor to "grind" meat for a burger, so that's what I did. They turned out great and, truly, it's not that much more effort.
How did the texture compare to a meat grinder?
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 7th, 2019, 3:49 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Sous vide warm carrot salad with Indian chaat masala spice blend, cilantro, mint, lime juice, EVOO and Greek yogurt
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 4th, 2019, 2:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TCA Has No Smell..
Replies: 30
Views: 1577

Re: TCA Has No Smell..

Fascinating! Thanks for posting.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 3rd, 2019, 9:44 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Boston Dining
Replies: 61
Views: 2454

Re: Boston Dining

Four of us Berserkers (Steve, Yurin, Dan and myself) checked out a new BYOB venue in North Andover MA, Amici's Pizzeria. https://www.yelp.com/biz/amicis-pizzeria-north-andover?osq=amici%27s This is their new location, which is much bigger than the now-defunct tiny original nearby, with perhaps seati...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 3rd, 2019, 9:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Consistently superb: Flannery
Replies: 58
Views: 2284

Re: Consistently superb: Flannery

English-cut, bone-in Midwestern prime shortribs
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 3rd, 2019, 8:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61222

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Quick and easy weeknight dinner of sous vide pork chop, raw Brussels sprout salad, stewed Granny Smith apples (and N.V. Elaborado Por Masia Puigmolto Cava Conquilla Brut Rosé, which is a deal at $13.59)
by K_F_o_l_e_y
April 3rd, 2019, 8:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1345
Views: 145809

Re: Official Costco Thread

Anyone know what states you can purchase wine at Costco without a membership? Costco is about 45 minutes away and I pass three Sam’s Clubs on the way. So kept my Sam’s membership when they opened. There are zero wine deals there but haven’t checked out to see if my local Costco has the deal you guy...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
March 31st, 2019, 12:24 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why sous vide?
Replies: 208
Views: 6758

Re: Why sous vide?

Sous vide "Midwestern" filet mignon from Flannery, with ChefSteps Périgord Black Truffle sauce, celery root purée, raw celery root salad, paired with 1982 & 1989 Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste (2 bottle of the former, 1 of which was heat damaged) The second time I've made this. 8 x 6oz steaks were air-dr...

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