It seems impossible that we are already deep into July, where does the time go? Although I'm a little late, I thought I'd post another one of my Bastille Day menus designed for Chez Panisse Restaurant. I've created many special menus for Chez Panisse over the years and they continue to be some of my favorite projects of my career. Alice (the owner and guiding light of the … [Read more...]
Happy Bastille Day!
I've grown to love July 14th, Bastille Day, as it is such a magical night at Chez Panisse Restaurant. Over the years I have created many Bastille Day menus for Chez Panisse, the above 2002 menu was my first. At Chez Panisse, Bastille Day is also a celebration of the garlic harvest. The decorations that can be found all around the restaurant are breathtaking... beautiful garlic … [Read more...]
Happy anniversary Pizzaiolo!
Pizzaiolo Restaurant just had it's sixth year anniversary! I have worked with Charlie, the owner, quite a bit on various projects. My favorite projects being the commemorative Anniversary Posters! Sadly, I did not create this year's poster due to my crazy schedule and timing. But I thought it was timely to share the poster I designed for last year's 5th anniversary. Please … [Read more...]
Spring has truly arrived here in the Bay Area. Flowers are blooming everywhere. Today's post is a "Spring Inspired" menu for Marion Cunningham's 80th birthday, a delicious Sunday supper at Chez Panisse Restaurant. I printed a botanical line drawing of a crocus onto vintage paper and hand-lettered a birthday message on the ribbon. I hand-painted each menu with soft water … [Read more...]