Monthly Archives: March 2011

Sassafras, encapsulated in Mandarin Ice

I like the changing of seasons. Wellington, lo though I loved it, only had two seasons: Beautiful and Sideways Raining. Transitioning away from Winter and into Spring here marks two things for this project: I get to flip over to a new menu again, and this jump back to spring marks me entering my third […]

Kumquat, Aquavit, Picholine Olive, Caraway

We’re right in the throes of citrus season in the Bay Area, and very recently I began to notice kumquats popping up in some of the grocery shops around here.  I mentioned this to my friend Joe one afternoon, asking if he’d ever had one before. He brightened and exclaimed “Yeah! They’re awesome! You eat […]

Sweet Potato, Brown Sugar, Bourbon, Smoking Cinnamon

This weekend has been seriously productive. On Friday, I wrapped on the show I’ve been working on for the past several months, which will be out in theaters in a few months from now. I finished a letterpress project that I’ve been working on for several weeks. I started my second batch of homebrewed beer; […]