That Fuzzy Feeling

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Every once in a while we get a chance to be guests at a party or even host our own, instead of just enjoying the celebrations of strangers. On Friday, March 14th, did just that. Together with another tequila aficionados, we hosted a tequila tasting right in our FIG kitchen. For those of you that have visited us, you know …

Fish and Seafood Tips and the Meaning of Puttanesca

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For some selecting fish and seafood can be intimidating, scary and nerve racking. If this is true for you following some simple steps will help leave those frustrating fish finding days behind. Step 1: Talk to your friends Find out if a friend or family member has a market that they love. Maybe your sister’s husband’s frat buddy is a chef or you have a friend …

I love BACON but…

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Most people who know me well will tell you that I have been a lover of all things bacon since I was knee high. Its crispy edges, its smokey flavor and of course rendering its fat so it can lend succulent essence to other things that lack its potency and deliciousness. Yes these are all of the great aspects of …

Behind the Scenes

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Many of you may be wondering why Justin’s getting all of the media attention. I mean, obviously I’m the better looking one (hee hee). I’m articulate and friendly. I’m certainly star quality. Well, I’m also deathly afraid of cameras (and other recording equipment) and of cooking on camera. My confidence is not as (unnaturally) high as Justin’s. It’s probably why I …

CBS & FOG

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Last week I (Justin Hall) was on CBS cooking fish dishes for Lent. This was my first time on live television and thus a bit nerve rattling. And to top it off it was very last minute and at the end of a busy week. We had to get there about 30 minutes before the broadcast to set up the …

Winter Blahs? Eating Blahs…

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Eating healthy is never easy, but with a season of holiday eating not far behind us, Lent increasing our guilt quotient with every illicit bite, and bathing suit season looming on the horizon (it seems kind of far off to see right now, but it’ll be here before you know it), it’s time to start thinking healthy. In the summer …

Last Minute Party Planning

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We are profoundly amazed by the number of people who call us at the “last minute” for catering services. By last minute, I don’t mean hours ahead of time (those people just go to their local gourmet market) I mean less than two weeks ahead of time. As in – “I have 60 people coming over next Saturday and I …

The Calm Before the Storm

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It’s about 3 hours before we leave for our event tonight – a birthday party for 60 people – and I’m at a loss for what to do. The food is prepped – as much as can be done ahead of time. The non-perishables are packed and in the truck. The paperwork – invoice, supply list, server information sheet – …

Welcome

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We work closely with our clients. They invite us into their homes to celebrate weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions. We hope this blog will be a way of letting them (and you) into our lives – sharing tales of the kitchen, our favorite recipes, funny anecdotes about running a business with your significant other and, of course, our …