The 300th Article: Bites of the Week, End of May Edition

It’s hard to believe that today we celebrate the 300th article from Trev’s Bistro in its barely over a year old lifetime. Cheers to 300 more articles celebrating and discovering all there is in the wonderful wide world of eating and drinking! For this Bites of the Week issue, we present a little bit ofContinue reading “The 300th Article: Bites of the Week, End of May Edition”

Bites of Spring: And For Dessert…

And now on this Mother’s Day, we’ll wrap up our look at the memorable bites of spring for dessert. Expectations were thru the roof when I learned that Essence’s owner Eugenia Theodosopoulos once worked at Paris’ renowned LenĂ´tre and a Phoenix restaurants writer dared me to say that these macarons weren’t superior to those atContinue reading “Bites of Spring: And For Dessert…”

Bites of the Spring: On the Road

Continuing on a look at the memorable bites from the first half of spring, we hit the road outside Northern California. At a restaurant with a more tenacious PR staff seeking flashy menu descriptions, this would probably be known as “Beets Five Ways” or “Textures of Beets.” Who knew that beets thrive in Kauai’s soil?Continue reading “Bites of the Spring: On the Road”

Bites of the Spring: San Francisco Bay Area

It’s been a while since we took some time to sit back, relax, and reflect on some of the most noteworthy bites at restaurants and home. Back in the old days, we used to be on the ball each week showing the highlight dishes. Well, let’s say that travel, work, and projects interfered. Besides, everyoneContinue reading “Bites of the Spring: San Francisco Bay Area”

The Bites of Los Angeles in Late Autumn

With winter lingering just a week away, it’s almost time to bid adieu to the fall. Of course, nothing speaks of the autumnal spirit of crisp winds and spectacular foliage than the 70 degree sunshine and swaying palm trees of a late November day in Los Angeles. Here now, on display the spectacular creativity ofContinue reading “The Bites of Los Angeles in Late Autumn”

Bites of The First Half of November

It’s been a few weeks since we savored some of the most special dishes enjoyed each week. Here are some of the bites that stop you in your tracks and make you want to order another round, all based in the San Francisco Bay Area this time around. Next week we’ll get ready for Thanksgiving,Continue reading “Bites of The First Half of November”

Bites of the Week: Maybe The Best Pasta of My Life?

Oenotri, Napa, CA: Fidei with Smoked Mackerel, Tomato, Cream, Shellfish Brodo, and Hot Pepper Fidei is essentially capellini pasta, commonly seen in the Ligurian region of Italy, often paired with that other specialty of Liguria: pesto. Curtis Di Fede and Tyler Rodde create some of the most innovative pastas anywhere, and none more so thanContinue reading “Bites of the Week: Maybe The Best Pasta of My Life?”