Fine-dining critic and columnist for @mtlgazette. Originator of the expressions Bad Anglo and Pastagate (yeah, really).
Met German winemaker Frank Schönleber of Emrich-Schönleber today. 41. Makes killer Riesling. Looks like Tom Cruise
Advantage to being married to a pastry chef: all the plates come out looking like this.
Third Balnea dish, WowWee bento box from Mikado
Second Balnea dish, smoked lobster salad with tomato water from chef Audrey Dufresne of Les 3 Petits Bouchons.
Tasted 3 dishes fr Balnea spa competition tonight. Beautiful food! 1st up octopus fr chef Alonso Ortiz at Pintxo
These are, without a doubt, the BEST hot dogs I have ever tasted. From @Gasporpork
The famous mocha cake @LaurierGR that remains on the menu, probably until the end of time.
Sea of dishes on display @LaurierGR at the press conference this morning.
@GordonRamsay01 at @LaurierGR giving a roast chicken demo
The "terroir" in Ferme-Neuve Quebec (neat Mt-Laurier) where the bees live that produce this amazing honey .
My new idol, beekeeper/honey maker Anicet Desrochers, 32, super cool and smart. Makes gorgeous organic honey!
First course: head-on shrimp boiled in Molson X
Dinner tonight at Icehouse. Incredibly happy about that.
And finally @joebeef, this WowWee pistachio and chocolate marjolaine
After the rain came down, dessert of soft serve rum ice cream profiteroles @joebeef
And the fantasy plate of greens from the surrounding garden @joebeef
And then there was the smoked scallops with the first summer corn @joebeef
Absolutely beautiful, pitch-perfect dinner @joebeef last night in the heat & rain. For example, aioli plate.
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