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Down with PDC

MONTREAL – Yeah. You know me. Waking up to a garbage truck smackdown outside our hotel in the Latin Quarter.

On our first night in Montreal, I checked off a tasty item on my international bucket list. It’s all about food. Our server said we went big at Au Pied de Cochon. According to my Lonely Planet guidebook, residents’ nickname for this epic food place: PDC.

We waddled home after a decadent meal of foie gras and meat fat.
Duck in a Can

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The Perfect Combo

One of my favorite SF chefs was featured in Bourdain’s No Reservations: San Francisco.

Pig's Ear Amuse Bouche
Ah the tasty delights of a pig’s ear amuse bouche. This is from the 2008 Head to Tail Dinner at Incanto. That’s when we met chef Chris Cosentino. Bourdain calls him “the high priest of guts.”

Earlier this month, Cosentino shared this deleted scene on his blog.

I love dirty vodka martinis. Mixing up vodka and foie gras is brilliant. I can’t wait to try it!