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Cafe Noir (formerly Madame Chou Chou) brunch

Duck confit hash and eggs.  

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Deuxave – Boston, MA

Seared foie gras with… fruit and stuff!  The service at Deuxave was one of the best I’ve ever had, and I’ve eaten at a lot of restaurants!  Without saying much, there was some brief miscommunication, and our waiter made his … Continue reading

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Joe’s Restaurant on Abbot Kinney, Venice (the California one)

We took a short bike ride down the beach trail from Santa Monica to Venice and popped into Joe’s for dinner because I had a Blackboard Eats deal for a free bottle of wine and dessert.  We sat at the … Continue reading

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An oldie but a goodie — seared duck breast with cherry balsamic sauce.

Used a different cherry balsamic recipe that was way better than last time with some changes since I only had jarred cherries. 1 shallot, diced 2-3 cloves of garlic, chopped 1/2 to 1 cup drained jarred cherries 1/2 cup balsamic … Continue reading

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Yum Yum Duck Flavo(u)red Instant Noodles

Saw this at Albert Heijn (Dutch Ralph’s, I guess) and couldn’t resist.  In addition to the usual sodium packet of flavor, there is a small packet of red chili powder (yum!) and a small packet of flavour oil (yum yum!) … Continue reading

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Make way for ducks.

Here’s some cherry balsamic sauce reducing on the stove.  It’s about 1 cup balsamic vinegar, 1.5 cups cherries (jarred, from Trader Joe’s), plus some cherry juice. All that reducing made me thirsty.  Whiskey sour time. I used leftover bacon fat … Continue reading

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