FOODIES WEST.COM         
 OCTOBER 2014 ISSUE




 
FOODIES WEST takes a look at three independent-thinking chefs and their very different defining characteristics—Simplicity, Originality and Insani
ty. See who's who below!

High West Distillery is up to their iconoclastic techniques again. See what they've created on our Libations page. While you're there, check out the Jack-o-tini.

Wild Sourcing looks at the newest trend in the kitchen. Its history will surprise you.

Quality ingredients make quality products, and the products in this month's CHEF'S LARDER will make's any chef's menu shine.

Finally, FOODIES WEST finds out if the Great Pumpkin really does exist and just where one might find the ginormous gourd.




FOODIES WEST
                        Where Else?






DOES THE GREAT PUMPKIN
REALLY EXIST?




     








OWNER/CHEF MICHAEL O'DOWD
Forbes Five-Star/AAA Five-Diamond:

Now, I'm like crazy. It's in my DNA. Sometimes it's hard to hold back.
     
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EXECUTIVE CHEF DAVID SCHMIDT:

I was told by one of my friends years ago, Stick with what you do. Don't try to be someone else. Be someone different.

  

  
      







EXECUTIVE CHEF JOHN WOOTERS:

The simplicity of life. That's my philosophy on food.

 
 







DAYLIGHT FARMS:

A visit with John and Eda Muller at their seed-to-fork farm and autumnal pumpkin patch in Half Moon Bay, California.





    


   







HIGH WEST DISTILLERY
Fonder David Perkins introduces their newest innovation, A Midwinter Night's Dram:

There's a lot of room for innovation here in American whiskey.
 
 







LICORICE ROOT (Glycyrrhizza sp.):

The chef's new trend

    


 
      









JACK-O-TINI:

The West's best pumpkin fest's martini.
 
 
October 2014 Chef's Larder:
Sponsored by award-winning Joëlle Olive Oil

Rigoni di Asiago:
Delicious products from Italy's L'Altopiano di Asiago

Hemp Oil Canada:
It's about health and wellness
and good food


La Tourangelle Artisana Oils:
A 150-year-old French tradition

Bianco DiNapoli Tomatoes:
Chef + Farmer + Canner
= Perfect Tomatoes
  





  








MOONSHINE NATION
  by Mark Spivak

So long Sazerac. Bye bye Bourbon. Make way for Moonshine because, Lawdy, Lawdy, that bootleg brew has gone straight. Read how its rebel spirit lives on.







CHE-AH-CHI:
Sedona, Arizona

See what's happening at the Enchantment Resort's enchanting restaurant.

   




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