Recipe: Brown Butter Sage Gnocchi

Gnocchi is not for the faint of heart. I don’t mean that in an action movie way; you won’t find any explosions or near-death experiences. However, you will find that your patience, appetite and back are all tested when making … Read More

Jeff’s Famous Eric Ripert’s Potato Salad

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I have a serious man crush on Eric Ripert. It’s not just that he’s one of the world’s great chefs and owner of Le Bernadin, one of the world’s best restaurants, it’s that everything he does is infused with such focus, precision, and passion. … Read More

Learning to Love Leawood, Or My Lunch at Room 39

It’s no secret that I pretty much hate the suburbs. I don’t hate the people who live in them, of course, or even that people live in them; they’re just not for me (though I have recently developed an affinity … Read More

Brunch @ Succotash

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Sunday morning, after the Trolley Run — a four-mile charity race along Kansas City’s historic Trolley Track — my friend and I wanted carbs, carbs and more carbs. And coffee. Unfortunately, the rest of our friends were going to one80, … Read More