Last night (Saturday, June 4, 2005) was the dinner at our house that I’d been planning for a while for a group of ‘foodie’ friends. This group of three couples contains a good amount of food knowledge: one member of the group is a fine…
Cooking & Kitchen
On Saturday, May 28, 2005, Wendy & I dined at Jean-Robert at Pigall’s in downtown Cincinnati.
Jean-Robert at Pigall’s innovative three-course prix fixe menu features a delectable array of appetizers, entrees, and desserts accompanied by an extensive wine list. A five-course degustation menu is also offered and wine pairings, suggested by the sommelier, are available for all menu selections.
On Monday, June 13, 2005, I had the opportunity to work side-by-side with Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel, owner and chef of Cincinnati Ohio’s Jean-Robert at Pigall’s at 7 Days for SIDS: A One Week Fundraiser for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, an event that he and his wife Annette founded after losing their daughter Tatiana to SIDS in June of 2002. In the past two years, this annual event has raised over $80,000 for SIDS education, research, and parent support and has funded the Tatiana de Cavel scholarship fund at the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.
An appetizer of radish canapÃ©s with salmon mousse served at local French restaurant La Maison de Vin was torn a new asshole this week, according to Concord Monitor food critic Bernard Haberle, who reviewed the establishment in his “Good Eating” column.
By Polly Campbell Enquirer staff writer From Enquirer.COM Â Jean-Robert de Cavel (center, in the Pigall’s kitchen) says he’s happy with four stars, but the question now is, ‘Do we want to go for five stars?’Cincinnati may have lost its most visible national award-winning restaurant…