That Mama is All Kinds of Nuts!

Well, it’s been a really crazy and exciting couple of weeks for us here at X-marx headquarters in our super secret culinary control room.  We’ve got all kinds of tricks and treats planned, and even some stuff that we’re not actually allowed to talk about yet (Yup!).  But it’s been an especially exciting time for … Continue reading

A Dream Team for the Thanking

Even though that time of year is creeping up on us, we know that it doesn’t have to be Thanksgiving to give thanks.  There are so many great people around us, helping us out with their sweat or special skills, it would be insane to try and name them all.  But here’s just a quick … Continue reading

Tasty Treats and Edible Beasts From A to Z (almost)

Abalone- Live in Saikung, HK Fresh Abalone in Custard with Sweet Savory Sauce- Chengdu, Sichuan Province   Fresh Abalone with Tangerine Peel and Green Onion -Saikung HK   Blowfish “Chowder”  with Daikon and Prickly Skin – Yu Bo Family Restaurant – Chengdu   Cuttlefish-Prehistoric looking huh?       Stir-fried Cuttlefish with Garlic, Bean Paste … Continue reading

China is the spot for Food, but Sichuan is the spot for Flavor!

This here is a collection of some of our favorite “Homestyle” dishes that we encountered in Chengdu.  We will be rifting on and recreating some of these for our upcoming dinners Comfortably Numb. Although known for its street snacks and lavish banquet menus, Sichuan cuisine’s heart and soul lies within it’s “Homestyle” preparations.  These rich … Continue reading