At the first International Food Blogger’s Conference

Hey friends, I’m at the IFBC right now, and boy is it awesome! I will give you some major coverage eventually, but I have lots to process, and a video to put together, and we’re just starting the next session so here’s a sneak peak at our lunch today.

Jordan Mackey from Six Seven At The Edgewater had an amazing serving of caviar. That was definitely the best part of lunch for me and I was so excited to see him setting it up.


Mark Fuller from Spring Hill is from Hawaii, I knew I’d like him! He served grilled albacore nicoise, miners lettuce, green bean, potato crackling, olive salt, and a soft boiled egg. I had to go back for seconds because although my egg and albacore were delicious, the salad was so salty I actually gagged. I think it must have accidentally been salted twice. My second plate was perfectly seasoned and I absolutely loved it.

I can’t say enough about the freshness and delicious quality and flavor of the food from Keith Luce of The Herbfarm. Above is This Morning’s Egg from the Herbfarm Hens, soft scrambled and garnished with Pastrami Cured Sockeye Salmon, and Smoked Quinault Indian Steelhead Caviar.

Their (Herbfarm’s) butter was just churned and so wonderful, I slatherd it on. It was great with the fresh pulled breakfast radishes (very mild taste, not what I expected) and Sitka Alaska Sea Salt.

Keep your eye out over the next week for lots more info, and check out #IFBC on Twitter, or http://ifbc.foodista.com for podcasts and a live feed.


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No Responses to “At the first International Food Blogger’s Conference”

  1. Jenn
    May 17, 2009 at 1:57 pm #

    All that lovely food!!! Can’t wait for the full write-up. =)

  2. Chow and Chatter
    May 17, 2009 at 3:02 pm #

    enjoy looks such fun

  3. chou
    May 17, 2009 at 3:19 pm #

    Thanks for sharing. ;) Have fun!

  4. Jen @ MyKitchenAddiction.com
    May 17, 2009 at 6:09 pm #

    So exciting that you got to go! The food looks beautiful… looking forward to hearing more about it!

  5. Nurit - 1FFF
    May 17, 2009 at 6:25 pm #

    You have such good memory for details and a wonderful way to describe it all

  6. Ashley
    May 17, 2009 at 7:46 pm #

    Beautiful photos of our incredible lunch! I saw you videotaping. Looking forward to the finished product.

  7. SouthAsiaRocks
    May 18, 2009 at 1:20 am #

    I stumbled on your blog yesterday and I have been reading through it all day!! I love it! It’s great!! I live in South Asia so it’s hard to cook things according to most recipes online (b/c they call for things like: “A box of this, a can of this, etc”) so it’s fun to see all these great recipes that I actually have the ingredients for here! I’m so excited about trying some of your recipes :) Thanks!!!!

    Oh, and it’s cool you’re wanting to come overseas! whoo hoo!!!

  8. 5 Star Foodie
    May 18, 2009 at 4:16 am #

    Looks like fun and the food is awesome! Enjoy, can’t wait to hear more about this event.

  9. Jen
    May 18, 2009 at 10:27 am #

    You must be psyched to be there! Enjoy it all! I look forward to reading the scoop.

  10. nicole
    May 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm #

    Great to meet you this wkend! That food was seriously so amazing … the butter … those radishes!

  11. The Duo Dishes
    May 18, 2009 at 4:10 pm #

    Wow. The food looks amazing! They really served you guys right.

  12. Allen
    May 19, 2009 at 2:45 pm #

    It was so nice to have met you – I look forward to following your blog!

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