RESTAURANTS OF THE MONTH | Burgers and Bourbon with BJ Coleman | 3


Chicken Satay, Lettuce Wraps, Seabass, & Shrimp at PHILIPPE CHOW ***November’s Restaurant of the Month***

Salt & Pepper Shrimp

By now, everyone is familiar with the famed and legendary upscale celebrity-laden Chinese restaurant MR. CHOW, whose clientele list reads more like an Oscar and Grammy role-call combined as opposed to an actual regular patrons list.  But for the past few years, hot on the heels of the original Asian-food heaven is PHILIPPE CHOW, the unauthorized [...]

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Pasta Fagioli, Veal Milanese, & Dover Sole at NELLO’S ***October’s Restaurant of The Month***


Ask any true foodie, and they’ll tell you they don’t mind shelling out the big bucks for fine dining at high-end restaurants.  But elegance, star-sightings and delicious recipes may just cost you your entire week’s pay at Manhattan’s legendary Upper East Side Italian restaurant NELLO’S, where the linen is crisp, the food is fresh, the [...]

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Salad & Chicken Livers from FRED’S At BARNEY’S ***September’s Restaurant of The Month***

Fred Salad Close Up

Whether it’s an elite fashion or beauty executive, casual celebrity, painstaking shopper, or sophisticated belle, just like the store itself, FRED’s at BARNEY’S is the ultra plush and comfortable ninth floor restaurant of the uber-posh department store that perfectly caters exquisite fare to glamorous city eye candy that sits like a luscious bing cherry atop [...]

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A Birthday Burger Brunch at THE ST. REGIS, New York City

St. Regis Burger & Fries

I had such a spectacular time yesterday celebrating my birthday, I can hardly believe that today is Monday and I’m up and at ‘em working my brains aways!  Before I delve too far into Monday’s grinding abyss of work and assignments, I figure’d I’d knock out a quick post and share with you my birthday [...]

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***August’s Restaurant of the Month*** ROSCOE’S CHICKEN & WAFFLES, Los Angeles

Roscoe's Waffles

Whitney Houston said it best at the 2000 Grammy Awards when referencing the legacy of Bobby Brown – “There are a lot of imitators, but there’s only one original.”  Dare I use this distinct quote as it also applies to LA soul food oasis ROSCOE’S CHICKEN & WAFFLES, the pioneering restaurant that first gained worldwide acclaim for [...]

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***Restaurant of the Month*** CASA VEGA, Los Angeles, CA

A Chimichanga at Casa Vega

Located in the trendy Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles, July’s Restaurant of the Month is  Mexican restaurant CASA VEGA!  I introduced Vivica A. Fox to the hip La Esquina in NYC and to return the favor, she introduced me to Casa Vega!  The former is one of her favorite spots whenever she visits NYC, and [...]

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Restaurant of The Month: IN-N-OUT BURGER

A #1 at In N Out

June’s Restaurant of the Month is IN N OUT BURGER!!!!  If you know me, you already know how much I LOVE LOVE LOVE this west coast fast food chain!  Upon the first freshest bite, it is evident that quality comes first to this burger joint who’s loyal legion of fans would probably agree that to [...]

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Vivica A. Fox’s Lunch at LEGAL SEAFOODS, Washington DC

Legal Sea Foods Crab Cake Lunch

I had the best day in Washington DC yesterday with Coleman Entertainment Group client VIVICA A. FOX!  We stopped by Burgers & Bourbon’s May Restaurant of the Month – LEGAL SEA FOODS in Chinatown, across from the Verizon center, and while I did not eat anything, Vivica had a crab cake and some cheese-covered broccoli! [...]

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LEGAL SEAFOODS, Boston – ***MAY’S Restaurant of the Month***

Crab Roll at Legal Seafoods

I’ve always loved food!  During the sweltering NY summers of my college days, while doing free internships for the likes of Maury Povich, Queen Latifah and CNN, I’d make side money working weekends as the maitre’d for popular Manhattan restaurants Tavern on the Green and Ruby Foo’s!  I enjoyed working in the hospitality environment and was good at [...]

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***April Restaurant of the Month*** LIDO at The Standard Hotel, Miami

Lido's Burratina Cheese

There’s nothing like Miami!  If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it before: hands down, Miami is my favorite city in the world!  Beautiful bodies, lavish cuisines, stupendous nightlife and an abundance of fun in the sun make for the perfect getaway!  Whether on business or vacation, visiting Miami never disappoints by providing me with [...]

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