Brunch: Island Creek Oyster Bar

The thing about brunch on a Sunday afternoon is that you can enjoy a few special treats (even if you made resolutions that say otherwise) and enjoy a leisurely meal because it’s Sunday afternoon and if you don’t slow down now, you’ll never get through the week to come with grace.  Even if you resolved…

Whole Wheat Carrot Pancakes with Honey and Almonds (Recipe)

In this recipe, Chef Jeremy Sewall uses ripe bananas as the sugar.  They have plenty of sweetness themselves but go ahead and top them with a drizzle of honey and almonds for a little “icing on the cake”.  They are also dairy-free, but feel free to use cow’s milk rather than almond milk if that’s…

Chef Jeremy Sewall’s Cucumber Lime Mint Mocktail (Recipe)

Chef Sewall, of Lineage, Island Creek Oyster Bar and Row 34, talked about the virtues of mint not just in your cocktail or mocktail.  He suggested tossing a little in with your salad to brighten it up.  You can also shred (or chiffonnade) a few mint leaves to sprinkle on fish.  Lastly, a couple of…