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#61 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 08:55 AM

David No flouring of scallops but when they are as big as that I score them with my knife before searing/basting

Linda I have a very large backpack for my bike :smile: It's big enough the even fit a small cooler and ice while I ride with meats/seafood

Jenni Every menu is different. I ask the client to gather dietary restrictions for the group and I then design around those and what product I can get at the time. If there's only one person in the group that has an allergy or let's say a vegetarian, I change the dishes just for that person. Making them look and taste as similar as I can to the plates I put down for the rest of the group.

A visit to The Barrel Room in San Francisco to do a small tasting, the white Rioja was my favorite. My friend has just opened this wine bar, I'm talking to her about doing tasting dinners maybe every 6 weeks.

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#62 Zeemanb

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 10:08 AM

YES, American cheese on a burger...hands down my favorite.

Also, I do love the Sprecher Root Beer a LOT, but have you tried their cola? Excellent stuff, wish I could find it here in KC.

GREAT blog! Loving it so far!

#63 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 10:13 AM

Haven't found their cola OR their beer. Need to track it down.

I am a root beer fiend. After trying just about every one I could find Sprecher is the best.
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#64 mkayahara

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 10:39 AM

A visit to The Barrel Room in San Francisco to do a small tasting, the white Rioja was my favorite.

Madeira never gets any love. Sigh.
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#65 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 10:41 AM

Both the ladies loved the Madeira. I'm just not a sweet person.
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#66 mkayahara

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 10:44 AM

Ah, well, if it was a sweet Madeira, then I can understand. :wink: There are some beautiful medium and dry Madeiras out there, though!
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#67 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 10:46 AM

Love to cook with it though!
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#68 Alcuin

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 11:00 AM

Try Rare Wine Co.'s Madeiras: they are great. My favorite is the NY Malmsey which is on the sweeter side but much less so than most Madeiras you might drink. Their Charleston is squarely in the dry category; better as an aperitif than postprandial, though it's great of course with a cheese plate.
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#69 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 01:37 PM

A quick trip over to SF. Pictures of the Ferry Building which is filled with food shops and restaurants. The famous Bocalone "meat cone". The farmer's market in full swing out front.

But I ventured over mainly to hit up Golden Gate Meat Company to pick up some Snake River Farms Kobe coullotte steak to mess around with. It's good to have a wholesale warehouse of meat in my life :biggrin:

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#70 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 02:04 PM

Pretty good marbling for a top sirloin cut.

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#71 Peter the eater

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 03:22 PM

Pretty good marbling for a top sirloin cut.

Ooh la la -- that's one sexy coullotte. I've never seen top sirloin like that, the marbling and the cap, very nice.
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#72 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:09 PM

I'll just do one little post about the bike riding part of my life. My two bikes, a single speed for quick short trips and the road bike for long rides and heavy groceries. The backpacks I use, the little cooler fits into the large one for when I go on the long rides and a picture of the Bay Trail, a 500 mile paved bike road around the coastline of the Bay Area.

So the normal loop I go on for groceries is about 40 miles, most of which is spent on the coast with views of SF and the Bay. I'll post about the two markets I visited in a bit.

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#73 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:17 PM

Some quick bites I had on my trip today. An awesome pork skin taco, and some snow cones from a new little local truck. (It was 95 degrees today on my ride, snow cones = yes!) Chocolate-strawberry and lemon-hibiscus.

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#74 rarerollingobject

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:36 PM

Pretty good marbling for a top sirloin cut.


Oh. my. god. I'm in love..that fat cap!!

#75 Peter the eater

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:36 PM

. . . a single speed for quick short trips . . .

That looks like a velodrome bike. Just how quick and short are those trips?

Edited by Peter the eater, 20 September 2011 - 06:37 PM.

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#76 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 06:42 PM

Yeah I've ridden a track bike for 9 years, just got the road bike 2 years ago. I use the track bike if the grocery ride is within 10 miles. Aside from heavy grocery trips it's my "daily driver".
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#77 weinoo

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 07:48 PM

Two words.

Meat.

Cone.
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#78 lights19

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 08:55 PM

I would like a meat cone in Philadelphia.

Really, your pictures are wonderful, and if you ever make it out to this coast, I'll be fighting for a spot at your table!

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 11:42 PM

That steak is pornographic. Seriously.

Great blog.

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#80 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 11:43 PM

First spot on the loop is Tokyo Fish Market.

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#81 ScottyBoy

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 11:51 PM

Then Monterey Market.

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Edited by ScottyBoy, 20 September 2011 - 11:57 PM.

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#82 YSL

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 12:28 AM

If I wasn't getting enough food envy at the range of fantastic produce and food available to you, *that* picture of the sirloin was enough to tip anyone over the edge!

Fantastic blog so far - I eagerly await the next instalments :)
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Posted 21 September 2011 - 04:04 AM

I noticed that Chilean Seabass is $21.00 a lb.

Here in NYC, it's $29.99 a lb.

The last picture of the Tokyo fish store does not look like fish to me.


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Posted 21 September 2011 - 04:23 AM

Then Monterey Market.


Ahhh..Monterey Market. I always miss that place when I leave the bay area. I am heading there this afternoon.. I love the outside....

You should have taken a picture of the mushroom section...that always just blows people away.

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#85 weinoo

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 04:25 AM

The last picture of the Tokyo fish store does not look like fish to me.


dcarch

I think it might be maguro.
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#86 andrestorrubia

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 04:39 AM

Hi Scott - If you ever visit Spain... you have a customer here! :-)

#87 dcarch

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 04:50 AM


The last picture of the Tokyo fish store does not look like fish to me.


dcarch

I think it might be maguro.


I think you are right, toro of maguro.

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#88 Zeemanb

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 06:19 AM



The last picture of the Tokyo fish store does not look like fish to me.


dcarch

I think it might be maguro.


I think you are right, toro of maguro.

dcarch



I think my brain rebooted at the sight of that....went blank and then it was two minutes later. I would very much like to sample it to verify what it is exactly.

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 06:47 AM



The last picture of the Tokyo fish store does not look like fish to me.


dcarch

I think it might be maguro.


I think you are right, toro of maguro.

dcarch


There's some chicken to the right of the catfish in the pic about halfway down... Thighs for $3.99?

#90 dcarch

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 07:22 AM




The last picture of the Tokyo fish store does not look like fish to me.


dcarch

I think it might be maguro.


I think you are right, toro of maguro.

dcarch


There's some chicken to the right of the catfish in the pic about halfway down... Thighs for $3.99?


Japanese have chicken sushi. A gifferent kind of chicken.

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