Restaurant Recipes

Pappardelle con Salsa di Anitra

Ristorante Panorama

Restaurant: Panorama | Philadelphia

Pappardelle with Duck Ragu

Pappardelle al Sugo d’Anitra

Restaurant: Panorama | Philadelphia

Get ready to bring out your inner Julia Child as you take on Ristorante Panorama’s signature dish, Pappardelle al Sugo d’Anitra, a dish consisting of wide noodles in a slow-cooked ragout of duck, in your own kitchen. This dish teaches you how to make a complete pasta dish from scratch, noodles and all. Ciao Bella!

Vegetable Biryani

Restaurant: Royal India | San Diego

A Northern Indian staple, the Vegetable Biryani is basmati rice paired with fresh vegetables, an authentic dish that everyone can enjoy. Serve this classic Indian dish alongside a table full of flavorful curries or alone for a hearty vegetarian meal. Simple and easy to make, the Vegetable Biryani is an Indian dish that anyone can make from their kitchen with simple ingredients at your local grocery store.

Dungeness Crab Cakes


Restaurant: Oceana Coastal Kitchen | San Diego

Head Chef Steven Riemer presents the ever-popular Dungeness Crab Cakes, a delightful appetizer sure to please any appetite. This seafood creation features generous helpings of scallops and crab meat with a seared texture. Accompanied by a zesty watercress and radish salad, this dish is enjoyable any time of year. A sweet white wine, such as a Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio, pairs best with this appetizer by heightening the succulent flavors even more.

Porcini Chestnut Soup

Executive Chef Jeff Jackson

Restaurant: A.R. Valentien | San Diego

This delicious soup provides a brilliant harmony of the rich, timeless flavors of chestnuts, sherry and porcini. As always, this dish works best with fresh ingredients. A lighter bodied pinot noir would make an ideal wine pairing for this ambrosial treat.

Med Style Pesto Salmon Fillet

Mediterranean Cafe

Restaurant: Mediterranean Cafe | San Diego

For those who love a delicious fillet of salmon, Mediterranean Cafe has the perfect twist to help spice up this versatile, nutritious fish. The Med style Pesto Salmon Fillet separates itself from the norm with its signature cilantro pesto, made in-house at the restaurant, and now in your house the next time you feel like trying something new for dinner. This unique pesto is sure to be a pleasant surprise, and offers a mild silkiness to the dish. You will be amazed at how simple it is to create a beautifully crafted and plated seafood dinner, and if you aren't feeling up to cooking at home, you can always head to Mediterranean Cafe.

New England Steamed Dinner

Rick Moonen

Restaurant: RM Seafood | Las Vegas

The New England Steamed Dinner is a simple dish that can be served as an appetizer or a main course. Highlighting the flavors of bacon, potatoes, turnips, cabbage, and fresh halibut, it is sure to be delicious and satisfying. Not a fan of halibut? Substitute another thick-fleshed fish that is more to your liking. Cod, sea bass and turbot are great examples. For a sample of the seafood stylings of celebrity Chef Rick Moonen, this hearty dish is the perfect way to bring the flavor home.

Fleming's Potatoes

Restaurant: Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar La Jolla | San Diego

This dish is a heaping loaf of thinly sliced au gratin potatoes with two types of cheese, jalapeños, and leeks incorporated between the layers. It is an indulgent dish from top to bottom, finished off with a thick layer of melted cheese, butter, and cream then baked to create a crisp outer crust. One bite in, and you will understand why this is a signature dish here at Fleming’s.

Citrus Panna Cotta


Restaurant: La Villa Restaurant & Bar | San Diego

Panna cotta, Italian for "cooked cream", is a delicious and simple dessert that can be served for any occasion. It is light and creamy, as well as extremely versatile when it comes to flavor. At La Villa Restaurant & Bar, chefs utilize the taste of citrus fruit to create a unique version all their own. Now you can prepare this easy-to-make dessert in your own home and share the delight of panna cotta with your family and friends.

Peperoni Ripieni (Stuffed Peppers)

Olivetto Ristorante & Wine Bar

Restaurant: Olivetto Ristorante & Wine Bar | San Diego

This is a classic recipe from Italy. There are many ways to prepare and cook the peppers, here is how they do it at Olivetto Ristorante & Wine Bar.