Dinner at The English Grill

Last Saturday nMenuight, my wife and I had one of the best culinary experiences of our lives. I know that’s a bold statement because I have had some great times and great meals. This one takes the cake though. It was at The Brown Hotel, at The English Grill in Louisville KY. I had never been to The Brown Hotel before, but let me just say, WOW it is beautiful. It is also famous for the creation of “The Hot Brown” a Louisville original.

Laurent Géroli is the Executive Chef. He and I have known each other for years now. He has always busted my balls to come out and have dinner. I finally took him up on his offer. James Wilfong is the Chef De Cuisine at The English Grill. James and I used to work together a year or so ago. Still to this day James put on one of the best tastings I have ever seen or been a part of. I knew the night was going to be

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Dinner at the Anvil Club

I recently had the honor and privilege of eating at The Anvil Club in Dundee, IL for the first time. Chef Mike and the Anvil Club represent what we all strive for every day, the pursuit of culinary bliss that blends the old and new.

There is a reason why people love the “classics”, because they freaking kick your taste buds back into a time not too long ago and create a new memory all at the same damn time.  The Anvil Club is a true supper club, you have to be a member or know someone who is in order to dine there. Read More