Leena Eats: The big one–The French Laundry.

By on Nov 2, 2011 in California, Leena Eats, Napa | 2 comments

I’m not worthy, Mr. Keller! But I sure as hell am gonna pretend I am as I eat your delicious-ass food! So, I dreamed about it. Made grand plans with friends to go there while drinking too much wine. I never actually thought I’d go there, at least not any time in the near future, and then something awesome happened. I had a baby, and because the entire process (except the end result) SUCKED, my awesome husband got me a gift certificate to the mecca of all food places…The French freaking Laundry, people. Are you ready for some killer food porn of the highest culinary degree? Really? Are you sure? You might want to grab a sandwich, cuz I won’t be responsible for your drool-soaked keyboards. Food pron, French Laundry style after the jump. The only thing we knew about TFL was that many people had a hard time figuring out where it was. This was the only sign outside...

Leena Eats: Bouchon Bakery

By on Nov 3, 2010 in California, Leena Eats | 0 comments

Ah, northern California, home to dozens of chef-celebrities and some crazy ridiculously delicious food. It’s a hard life I lead. Chef Thomas Keller, owner of The French Laundry, Bouchon Cafe and Ad Hoc restaurants, knows how to feed a bitch. Since I am years away from being able to afford his fancier restaurants, I decided to splurge on a trip to his gourmet bakery in the tiny picturesque town of Yountville. Heaps of food porn after the jump! And here is our haul from that morning: I highly recommend this place, whether you drive there for a quick breakfast, or even to get a picnic lunch to enjoy in the town (which is super cute, sort of what I imagine the town of Mayberry to be like, but with better restaurants and higher prices. I love me some Bouchon Bakery! ~LTG! ****************************** Bouchon Bakery 6528 Washington Yountville, CA 94599 (707) 944-2253 Their...