Basque Buzz

BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS Goxúa de arroz with sponge cake and caramelized custard

Basque Buzz

by Jen Karetnick | Photography by Michael Pisarri | Miami magazine | June 29, 2015

Here’s my feminist foodie fantasy, long held to the chest: Hordes of talented, hard-working ladies with worldwide, Michelin-quality experience move to Miami and debut fine-dining venues that reflect both their roots from abroad and all that they’ve learned in their careers to date. It’s unfortunate that the amount of high-profile female chefs in our city is rather small, with Michelle Bernstein, Cindy Hutson, Adrianne Calvo, Dena Marino and Carla Pellegrino leading the pack.


IT TAKES TWO Burrata with white peach, sun gold tomato, basil and arugula is an ideal small plate before indulging in the crispy veal Milanese topped with arugula, radishes and lemon.  


by Lesley Balla | Photography by Dylan + Jeni | Angeleno magazine | June 29, 2015

No matter how you slice it, Jon & Vinny’s, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo’s new Italian restaurant on Fairfax, is no ordinary pizza and pasta joint. Dotolo and Shook—the two acclaimed restaurateurs who brought L.A.

The Grande Dame

GAME OF THRONES Desserts are as dramatically presented as they are delicious, in this case rhubarb with pomegranate compote and lemon sorbet.  

The Grande Dame

by Valerie Jarvie | Photography by Jill Broussard | Modern Luxury Dallas magazine | June 29, 2015

It’s an iconic Dallas landmark. The circa 1923 palatial estate of cotton magnate Sheppard W. King was purchased in 1979 by oil heiress Carolyn Rose Hunt, who developed it into legendary restaurant The Mansion, adding a boutique hotel on par with (if not surpassing) any in Dallas. Generations have considered it the ultimate place to celebrate birthdays, weddings and anniversaries; impress a date or business contact; and experience tourism dining at Dallas’ finest.

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