Chicago’s Chicken Vesuvio

The first restaurant in the U.S. to serve Chicken Vesuvio was The Vesuvio restaurant in Chicago. The Vesuvio restaurant was a well-known Chicago restaurant in the 1930’s.  Chicken Vesuvio’s popularity grew and it appeared on menus in Italian restaurants throughout … Continue reading

Crab Imperial

Food historians believe that this recipe originated in Colonial Chesapeake Bay.  During the 18th century, Colonialist faced flour shortages resulting in extraordinary prices for flour.  Colonialists who served recipes which included flour in the sauce were considered to be part … Continue reading

Beach Point Oysters Rockefeller

Over the years people have enjoyed Oysters Rockefeller but did you know that John D. Rockefeller whose name is synonymous with this recipe had never eaten Oysters Rockefeller.  It is believed that he did not care for any type of … Continue reading

Pan Roasted Chicken with Winter Vegetables and Rosemary Sauce

Cape Cod Executive Chef Jeremiah Reardon has worked on Cape Cod for many years. Chef Reardon is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute. Besides his work on the Cape, he has also worked at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio in San … Continue reading

Cold-Smoked Salmon Cigars with Horseradish Cream

Time to get ready for the big holidays to come.  In 1989, the Sydney Fish Market established the Sydney Seafood School in an effort to have Sydney residents eat more seafood. The Sydney Seafood School is considered to be one … Continue reading

Spaghetti with Clams and Red Sauce

It has been said that in the 1960′s when Frank Sinatra visited the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port or entertained Mia Farrow in the 1970′s on Martha’s Vineyard, his favorite meal was spaghetti and littleneck clams with fresh tomato sauce. … Continue reading

Biscotti

Biscotti has always been a favorite of travelers and of breakfast diners for dunking in their coffee. According to food historians, for years the Roman Legions, while on the road to conquering cities or countries ate Biscotti.  After the fall … Continue reading