Archive for the ‘Bob Zimorino’ Category

Gluten Free Blueberry and Huckleberry Cobbler

By BOB ZIMORINO - You’ve jumped on the Gluten Free bandwagon but aren’t thrilled with all of the gluten free products out there? This meal and recipe may change your mind.... more

The Roving Diner Bitterroot Edition: The Wild Mare and The Catered Table Restaurants

By BOB ZIMORINO - The 'Roving Diner' serves up a restaurant review on The Wild Mare and The Catered Table in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley.... more

When Life Gives You Crepes (Video Blog!)

By BOB ZIMORINO - In this week's class we're doing crepes--Crepe Manicotti which we convert into Crepe Canneloni and Fresh Fruit Crepes. Here are the recipes and instructions.... more

The Roving Diner: Chico Hot Springs Restaurant and Resort

By BOB ZIMORINO - The 'Roving Diner' serves up a restaurant review on Chico Hot Springs Restaurant and Resort. ... more

Pork Scallopine Pizziola Is One Of My Favorite Dishes (Video Blog!)

By BOB ZIMORINO - (VIDEO BLOG) Pork Scallopine Pizziola is one of my favorite dishes. It is so, because it includes a freshly made tomato sauce also known as Marinara.... more

The Roving Diner: The Buck Snort

By BOB ZIMORINO - The 'Roving Diner' serves up a restaurant review on Evaro, Montana's own Buck Snort Bar and Casino and Mr B's Chophouse--the restaurant within. ... more

The Roving Diner: Billings’ Burger Dive and Bozeman’s Cateye Cafe

By BOB ZIMORINO - Like anybody else, when I DO go out to eat, I want to enjoy the experience. A recent road trip to Billings gave me an opportunity to try some new restaurants. ... more

The Roving Diner: Cafe Regis in Red Lodge, MT

By BOB ZIMORINO - Like anybody else, when I DO go out to eat, I want to enjoy the experience. A recent road trip to Billings gave me an opportunity to try some new restaurants. First up, Red Lodge's Cafe Regis... more

“What If” Zucchini Picatta (Video Blog!)

By BOB ZIMORINO - (VIDEO BLOG) In my previous video blog, I showed you the art of saute. Building on that post, let's explore Zucchini Picatta. Watch how easy this is!... more

The Art of Saute: Chicken Picatta (Video Blog!)

By BOB ZIMORINO - (VIDEO BLOG) Chicken Picatta is a classic Italian sauté style dish. Watch this series of short videos as I demonstrate the principles of sauté. ... more

The Art of Saute, Part Four

By BOB ZIMORINO - Big Louie taught me the secrets of a successful restaurant sauté chef, and I'm passing them along. Learn them and you can cook nearly anything.... more

Resuming the Taste It Blog

By BOB ZIMORINO - “Bob, Where have you been for the last eight months?” The question was posed to me the other day at Rosauers. “Yeah, you left me in the middle of learning to sauté. Dude, you have to fi... more

The Art of Saute, Part Three

By BOB ZIMORINO - Big Louie taught me the secrets of a successful restaurant sauté chef, and I'm passing them along. Learn them and you can cook nearly anything.... more

The Art of Saute, Part Two

By BOB ZIMORINO - Big Louie taught me the secrets of a successful restaurant sauté chef, and I'm passing them along. Learn them and you can cook nearly anything.... more

The Art of Saute, Part One

By BOB ZIMORINO - Big Louie taught me the secrets of a successful restaurant sauté chef, and I'm passing them along. Learn them and you can cook nearly anything.... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs: Bob Zimorino of Red Pies Over Montana

In the latest installment of the Missoula Restaurant Chefs & Owners series, Bob Zimorino of Zimorino's Red Pies Over Montana answers Make it Missoula's questions.... more

Big Louie and the Dinner Crew

By BOB ZIMORINO - Big Louie and his dinner crew were ready for the restaurant doors to open. I thought I was, too. Nothing could have prepared me for what happened next.... more

My Life in Phoenix, Post Pineapple

By BOB ZIMORINO - Pineapple, the heroin junkie and tyrannical chef, had met his end. That left me to figure out how to keep the kitchen running without him. ... more

The End of Pineapple

By BOB ZIMORINO - Early in my career, I was hired to work in a gourmet Italian Restaurant in Phoenix. Of course, the hidden agenda was revealed to me after accepting the job.... more

Pineapple’s Reign of Terror

By BOB ZIMORINO - I'm back, dear readers! Last time I wrote, I was cooking in Scottsdale for a tyrannical chef nicknamed Pineapple. The saga continues from there...... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Curtis Strohl and Nate Jerrell – Mercantile Deli

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: Curtis Strohl and Nate Jerrell of Mercantile Deli. I met Nathan and Curtis through my nephew Alex. They worked together at Bravo Catering and the two of them decided to strik... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Bill Worden – The Shack Cafe

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: Bill Worden of The Shack Cafe. I have known Bill Worden for over thirty years. We have eaten in each other’s restaurants, always been respectful and usually shared a laugh o... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Justin Philbrick – Red Robin and Jakers

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: Justin Philbrick of Red Robin and Jakers. I met Justin Philbrick at the Red Robin Restaurant in Southgate Mall. I found him to be articulate and engaging, two qualities every ... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Tom Hilley – Sean Kelly’s and Stone of Accord

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: Tom Hilley of Sean Kelly's and Stone of Accord. I met Tom Hilley as a real estate agent before I knew him as a restaurant owner. This interview was our first in depth conversa... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Raul Gomez – Fiesta En Jalisco

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: Raul Gomez of Fiesta En Jalisco. I met Raul at their original N. Reserve Street location at Deano’s. He was always a genial host and I do love their food. They have since mo... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Will & Kiira Bauerle – Bob’s Pizza, Pretzel Place and Freemo’s

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: I am seated with Will and his wife Kiira for my first husband/wife interview for the series. They are the managing partners for the Missoula based restaurant chain.... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Tim France – Worden’s Market & Deli

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: Tim France of Worden's Market & Deli. I first met Tim France thirty years ago and since he tells of our first meeting better than I do, here is his version:... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Tim Leegan – The Mustard Seed

By BOB ZIMORINO. Chefs and Owners: Tim Leegan of the Mustard Seed. I remember years ago when Tim Leegan came to work for the Mustard Seed. Over the years Tim and I have become friendly but this is my first in d... more

Taste It Video Blog & Pork Milanese Recipe Part II

TASTE IT VIDEO BLOG WITH BOB ZIMORINO AND EMILY SEITZ. Bob Zimorino and Emily Seitz continue with their series of rice dishes when they whip up a tasty Pork Milanese.... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
John Powers – The Ranch Club

By BOB ZIMORINO. I met John Powers in a meeting room off of the main dining room of the Ranch Club. The restaurant was built as part of the club house and as the new owners, John and his wife Colleen made their... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Mike Ramos – Paul’s Pancake Parlor

By BOB ZIMORINO. Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs: Mike Ramos and Paul's Pancake Parlor. Mike bought the restaurant from his Mom, Ellie and it has remained consistently one of Missoula’s top spots for foo... more

Taste It Video Blog & Pork Milanese Recipe

TASTE IT VIDEO BLOG WITH BOB ZIMORINO AND EMILY SEITZ. Bob Zimorino and Emily Seitz continue with their series of rice dishes when they whip up a tasty Pork Milanese.... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Abe Risho – The Silk Road

By BOB ZIMORINO. I met Abe Risho (The Silk Road) on a Thursday morning in his restaurant kitchen where he was dismantling a stove to replace a thermal coupler. Like so many restaurant owners, Abe understands t... more

Missoula Restaurant Owners & Chefs:
Adam Belarde – The Montana Clubs,Hoagieville & Zimorino’s

By BOB ZIMORINO “Owners and Chefs” is a restaurant section with a twist. To fill either position, chefs and owners must be able to wear many hats: Cook, server, human resource manager, repair person, neg... more

Taste It Video Blog – Arroz Tomatera con Carne

TASTE IT VIDEO BLOG WITH BOB ZIMORINO AND EMILY SEITZ. Bob Zimorino and Emily Seitz continue with their series of rice dishes when they whip up a tasty Arroz Tomatera con Carne.... more

Phoenix Part IV: Who Was The Original Bobby and Cooking with Pineapple

By BOB ZIMORINO. PART IV. The line cook is who prepares your meal for your server to bring to your table. I was to be the lunch line cook. I walked back into the prep kitchen to find out what to do first. Pau... more

Taste It Video Blog – Cashew Chicken

TASTE IT VIDEO BLOG WITH BOB ZIMORINO AND EMILY SEITZ. Bob Zimorino and Emily Seitz continue with their series of rice dishes when they whip up a tasty Cashew Chicken.... more

Taste It Video Blog – Rice Dishes & Types of Rice

TASTE IT VIDEO BLOG WITH BOB ZIMORINO AND EMILY SEITZ. Learn everything you need to know about Rice--different types of rice, how to cook it, and why you throw it at weddings!... more

Phoenix Part III: Luigi’s

By BOB ZIMORINO. Every restaurant kitchen is different. This is a case of size mattering. It dictates the types and sizes of the equipment that you have, which in turn dictates the amount of inventory that you... more

Phoenix Part II Luigi’s

By BOB ZIMORINO. The next few blogs are from my time in Phoenix and are more often than not stories, some heartbreaking and some hysterical but all of them true. I couldn’t make up the stuff that happened wh... more

Suzy Creamcheese

By BOB ZIMORINO. The next few blogs are from my time in Phoenix and are more often than not stories, some heartbreaking and some hysterical but all of them true. I couldn’t make up the stuff that happened wh... more

The End of 1976

By BOB ZIMORINO. I rolled into the Arizona desert three days after Christmas of 1976 in a cold winter rain. Leave it to me to go to the desert and have it rain. Before I go there I have a couple of things to c... more

Leaving Colorado

By BOB ZIMORINO. The day after Christmas in 1976, a co-worker Susan, asked me if I wanted to go to Phoenix with her. My friend Ferd, from high school was living there and having never been to the desert I thou... more

The Art of the Tamale

By BOB ZIMORINO. This was the beginning of my relationship with Mexican food. Many of the things that I learned from Luisa still show up regularly in my southwestern dishes. ... more

Taste It Video Blog – Pico de Gallo

Taste It Video Blog. An easy to make Pico de Gallo to go on top of the Chile Rellenos they made last week.... more

A Man’s Guide to a Successful Valentine’s Day

By BOB ZIMORINO. When I think of Valentine’s Day, I am reminded of the disparaging term “Hallmark Holiday”. While Hallmark does a fine job of offering appropriate sentiments for those that suffer a disco... more

Learning to Cook Mexican with Luisa

By BOB ZIMORINO. Traditions in cooking sometimes last for centuries because regardless of what new fangled techniques or gadgets enter the picture, the old way is still the best. Changes are in the subtleties.... more

Taste It Video Blog – Baked Chiles Rellenos

Taste it Video Blog. Join Bob and Emily as they cook Chiles Rellenos! ... more

Hector and Luisa

By BOB ZIMORINO. Tradition has played a huge part in ethnic cuisine forever. That being said, they only last until something better comes along. Somewhere along the line, after the discovery of fire, “Grog... more

Taste It Video Blog

Taste It Video Blog. Local restaurateur Bob Zimorino and The Good Food Store’s Emily Seitz have collaborated to create a one-of-a-kind cooking experience with the Taste it Missoula video blog. They’ll not ... more