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Suzanne Goin’s AOC Cookbook Preview: Grilled Arctic Char with Arugula and Cherry Tomato-Anchovy Brown Butter

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Suzanne Goin’s Grilled Arctic Char with Arugula and Cherry Tomato-Anchovy Brown Butter. Photo Credit: Heather Platt Tomato season at Lucques  is up there with Cassoulet night and Rib Fest in terms of annual buzzed-about events. And though it’s not actually an event but a period of time from…

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Mustard-Grilled Chicken, with Spinach, Pine Nuts, Pecorino and Soft Egg. Photo Credit: Heather Platt As the hostess at Lucques, I am often the one who gets to hear our guests praise and applaud their dining experiences at the end of the night.  As they walk out the door …

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  Little Gems with Reed Avocados, Cara Cara Oranges, and Cilantro. Photo Credit: Heather Platt   I love this salad so much that I’ve made it three times since Suzanne emailed me access to the AOC Cookbook draft. With so many incredible recipes to try, it sounds crazy…

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Alaskan Halibut with Carrot Purée, Asparagus and Pistou. Photo Credit: Heather Platt If you own Sunday Suppers at Lucques, you are already familiar with the best recipe for carrot purée ever. Suzanne’s recipe, which involves caramelizing the carrot coins in olive oil before puréeing  them into a smooth and…

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Suzanne Goin’s Alaskan Black Cod with Kabocha, Golden Raisins and Pedro Ximenez. Photo Credit: Heather Platt After reading through the final draft of Suzanne Goin’s  soon-to-be-published AOC cookbook, I felt a) starving and b) inspired to cook EVERY delicious recipe in it. I would scroll through it over…

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Grilled Duck Breast with Preserved Citrus Peel and Sweet Potato Purée A few weeks ago during a busy Sunday Supper at Lucques, I found myself standing in the middle of a conversation between (my boss/idol/friend) chef/owner of Lucques Suzanne Goin and a dinner guest named Shelley who happened…

New Year’s Eve 2012: The Cocoanut Grove at Lucques

Each year we chose a theme for our New Year’s Eve celebration and dinner. We’ve can-canned at our own Moulin Rouge and had a few too many bellinis at Lucques’ version of Harry’s Bar but this year we’ll be staying a little closer to home. We’ll travel in time a bit but keep it right … Continue reading

Sunday Supper December 2, 2012

Sunday Supper December 2, 2012 james’ red romaine with burrata, prosciutto, pickled radish and black olives *** grilled market fish with green lentils, mizuna, cilantro and curried butternut squash or beef cheek “goulash” with parsnip purèe, roasted fall vegetables, spinach and preserved lemon *** pistachio tart with candied tangerines, roasted dates and orange blossom cream … Continue reading

Sunday Cocktail, Nov. 25, 2012: BAVARIAN JULEP

What’s on The Chalkboard

For our Sunday Supper today, mix-master Christiaan will be offering up a Bavarian Julep. There’ll be Buffalo Trace bourbon with cucumber and mint schnapps. But to make it a LUCQUES cocktail, Chris will be crushing ice to order and using schnapps he made himself.[/caption]