The Eater 38 Club

A couple of weeks ago Cheryl (a.k.a. Mrs. G-Gnome, her scientific code name) mentioned one of her co-workers came up with an idea of using the Chicago Eater’s “Eater 38” list of restaurants to explore some new places.  Sounded like a good idea, restaurants are added and dropped when the list is updated every fewContinue reading “The Eater 38 Club”

What’s for Sunday Dinner

While trying to figure out what to do for Sunday dinner I looked through a copy of my mother’s recipe books and found one for pork tenderloin with a mustard/port cream sauce.  Didn’t have any tenderloins but I did have a 2-1/2 lb chunk of pork loin in the freezer.  So I improvised.  The originalContinue reading “What’s for Sunday Dinner”

Buon appetito!

Welcome to my blog!  To paraphrase Cracker, what the world needs now…is another…blog about food! Anyone who knows me knows how passionate I am about cooking at home and finding great food in my travels, whether it’s here in Chicago or while traveling with Mrs. GastroGnome (she really likes the cooking at home part).  SoContinue reading “Buon appetito!”