Monthly Archives: February 2015

Oscar’s Party

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper, Selma, Whiplash, The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything… Bradley Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawk… the level of talent represented in this year’s Academy Awards Nominations is amazing!  It’s difficult to pick a favorite or to predict the winners, but it’s fun to watch the show.  I’d […]

Dark Chocolate Bites

Valentine’s Day – it’s known as the most romantic day of the year!  But did you know that it’s also a day when many people like to get together with their family and friends?  When I look at the reservations for Morris Tap & Grill and Paragon Tap & Table, most are for parties of […]

Pan-seared Quail with Brussels Sprout & Mushroom Hash, Salsify Puree and Cranberry Reduction – Gluten Free

Last week at Morris Tap & Grill it was all about wild game.  Has everyone tried some form of wild game?  Most grocery stores now carry bison steaks and ground bison but did you know that some are also carrying meats that are a bit more unusual?  At my local grocer, they have a pretty nice […]

Grilled Roasted and Pickled

So, what do Chefs do on a snow day?  I imagine that most rest and relax with their family and friends after shoveling the driveway but many of them – me included – use this as an opportunity to create new recipes.  Last week was the Juno Blizzard that closed both of our restaurants for […]