Hanging with Harris
Whether he's in South Beach, Aspen, New York, LA or New Orleans, Billy Harris hangs with the best chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs in America.
Jeffrey Morgenthaler - Clyde Common - Portland, Oregon
30 Jul 12 1
A nominee for American Bartender of the Year at the 2012 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards, Jeffrey Morgenthaler manages the bar at Clyde Common in Portland, Oregon. With strict adherence to quality cocktail creation using fresh and innovative yet accessible ingredients combined with a focus on great service, it is no wonder he and his bar receive great respect from his piers and customers alike. He was Hanging with Harris.
Francesco Lafranconi - New Orleans - 2010
13 Oct 10 0
"We're not drinking. We're learning!" Such is the life of Francesco Lafranconi of Southern Wine and Spirits. He was Hanging with Harris.
Balal Hadj - Top of the Mark - San Francisco
31 May 11 0
There is no better place to enjoy a view of San Francisco than at the Top of the Mark at the Mark Hopkins Hotel. With over 100 martinis on the menu and music every night, the place can really swing. General Manager Balal Hadj was Hanging with Harris in Weeper's Corner where many a soldier has said a tearful goodbye to loved ones before shipping out.
DeCaro Sartoria Custom Tailors and Shirtmakers - Seattle
29 Mar 11 1
You can buy a suit anywhere. We all have them. Something that is just a little bit too long in the sleeve or too roomy in the middle. Gian DeCaro of DeCaro Sartoria Custom Tailors in Seattle wipes his nose with suits like these. A second generation tailor, Gian might seem abrasive or even dismissive to some. To his clients, some of the top executives at almost every major company you have ever heard of as well as elite athletes in baseball, football and basketball, don't mind. They just stand at the mirror and sip an espresso or a single-malt scotch and watch as Gian creates a bespoke work of art from fine silks, wools and cottons from Italy and Britain. These are suits and garments that make a statement. They are so fine, "you don't even need a woman," as Gian likes to say. Billy couldn't afford a suit, but he did get some advice from Gian on taking his own suit to the next level with a touch of color.
Vinny Dotolo - Son of a Gun - Los Angeles
29 Nov 11 0
Shrimp Toast is not something frequently seen or eaten on the West coast of the United States; its an East coast thing. But Vinny Dotolo of Son of a Gun (also Animal) in Los Angeles is making one of the best Shrimp Toasts around. He was hanging with Harris.
Susie Katzman - Tommy’s Joynt - San Francisco
5 Jul 11 0
Brisket? Roast Beef? Turkey? Buffalo Stew? Killer Horseradish and Housemade Pickles? If you want that and more plus a hundred import and domestic beers for less than it costs for a latté these days, Tommy's Joynt in San Francisco is the place to hang! Run by Susie Katzman and her sons Sam and Zach, this 64 year-old is showing no signs of slowing down.
Charlotte Voisey - Tales of the Cocktail - New Orleans 2010
13 Oct 10 0
If you don't like elevators, don't watch this video. If you do, and you love cocktails as well, this video is right up your elevator shaft. Charlotte Voisey was Hanging with Harris. Again.
Bryan Ranere - Foreign Cinema - San Francisco
14 Jun 11 1
Bryan Ranere creates cocktails at Foreign Cinema in San Francisco that are inspired by the classics; classic films that is. After a cocktail, guests can sit and enjoy a delicious meal created by Gayle Pirie and John Clark and watch a classic film. Experiencing a great film while dining on great food, what could be better?
Chicken and Fries with Paul Kahan of Publican
26 Oct 12 1
Paul Kahan, of Publican in Chicago, shows Billy how to butterfly or "spatchcock" a chicken before throwing it on the grill for the famous Publican Chicken and Fries. Learn more about Paul Kahan's Publican Restaurant: thepublicanrestaurant.com/ Watch more episodes of Hanging with Harris: smallscreennetwork.com/hangingwithharris/
Charlotte Voisey - Margarita in a Gondola - Aspen 2010
12 Oct 10 0
Charlotte Voisey, portfolio ambassador at William Grant and Sons USA, was Hanging with Harris at 11,000 ft during the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen. Have you ever had a margarita in a gondola? Billy has.
Andy Chun and Jonnie Richardson - Press Club - San Francisco
28 Jun 11 0
Showcasing the finest wines (and beers) from California, San Francisco's Press Club aims for the perfect pairing every time. Billy had the chance to sample these perfect pairings while chatting with Press Club owner and founder Andy Chun as well as wine director Jonnie Richardson.
Todd English - 2010
14 Oct 10 0
Todd English shows Harris how to make beet risotto.
Adam Keough - Absinthe Brasserie and Bar - San Francisco
21 Jun 11 0
Absinthe Brasserie and Bar in San Francisco has stood out since opening thirteen years ago. Chef Adam Keough's menu based in simple and elegant French classics is supported by an incredible bar program. Their aim is to please whether you come in a party of six looking fir a dining experience or just drop by alone and pull up a stool for a quick bite.
Jason Neroni - Osteria La Buca - Los Angeles
22 Nov 11 0
Chef Jason Neroni of Osteria La Buca in Los Angeles has created a menu focused on seasonally available, local produce, meats and seafood. The restaurant makes their pastas by hand and features a very creative cocktail menu. Chef Neroni is no stickler when it comes to butter either. He was hanging with Harris.
Eric Alperin - Tales of the Cocktail 2010 - New Orleans
13 Oct 10 0
Travis Bickle, we mean, Eric Alperin of Varnish Bar in Los Angeles, took time out from his busy schedule sitting by the pool to mix up a cocktail with Billy. He was Hanging with Harris.
Chef Christian Puglisi - Relæ - Copenhagen
25 Oct 12 0
Dining at Chef Christian Puglisi's Copenhagen restaurant, Relæ, can be marvelous and unique. Puglisi is a top chef on a global scale. His influence and renown is spreading and for good reason. Local and seasonal ingredients are magnified by using two or three ingredients, prepared or featured in more than one way, in a single dish and are never boring. As he says in the video, "If you are not seasonal, you shouldn't even be cooking anything." He was Hanging with Harris. Learn more about Chef Christian Puglisi & Relæ Restaurant: restaurant-relae.dk/ Watch more episodes of Hanging with Harris: http://www.smallscreennetwork.com/hangingwithharris/
New Jersey Fried Lobster - Chef Kevin Sbraga
26 Oct 12 0
Chef Kevin Sbraga, Top Chef Season 7 winner and owner of SBRAGA Restaurant in Philadelphia, puts Billy to work in the kitchen frying up some New Jersey Fried Lobster. Accompanied by some Jersey corn and tomatoes garnished with Wasabina, a mustard green with a wasabi-like spiciness, and cooled down with a touch of aioli, this chicken-fried style lobster is perfect no matter where you might be hanging. Watch more episodes of Hanging with Harris: smallscreennetwork.com/hangingwithharris/ Find out more about SBRAGA Restaurant: sbraga.com/about-us/
Sharelle Klaus - DRY Soda
11 Jun 12 4
Soda (Pop) is soda is soda, right? Not when it comes to DRY Soda. With seven flavors born from natural ingredients and with much less sugar than normal soda, DRY is a drink for the discerning palate. When drinking DRY, think of pairings beyond a bag of potato chips.
Chef Marc Vetri - Philadelphia
2 May 12 0
Chef Marc Vetri spent two years in Italy after a stint with Wolfgang Puck in the early 90's. Needless to say, it changed his life and his view of Italian cuisine. At the eponymous Vetri Ristorante in Philadelphia, Marc spends some time with Billy making handmade spaghetti and creating a fabulously simple dish worthy of the most discerning Italian palette.
David Rosoff - Osteria Mozza
25 Jun 12 1
David Rosoff has been called the "Kevin Bacon of the Los Angeles restaurant scene"; he is a prominent figure to say the least. As Managing Partner of Osteria Mozza and its sister restaurants, David manages some of the hottest spots in LA. He is also a quintessential host and has a deep knowledge of Italian wine that he was happy to share with Billy.
Chef Chris DiMinno - Clyde Common - Portland, Oregon
30 Jul 12 0
Chris DiMinno runs the kitchen at Clyde Common in Portland, Oregon. No small task considering that the "European style tavern" is packed during dinner and lunch, every day of the week. Focusing on farm to table dishes created with ingredients sourced as locally as possible, Chris and his team consistently serve up delicious dishes like pappardelle, sausage and leg of rabbit, baby carrots, tarragon, scapes, ricotta salata and off the charts snacks like truffled popcorn. No wonder people keep coming back. Chris was Hanging with Harris.
Gregory Gourdet - Departure - Portland, OR
15 Aug 12 0
Chef Gregory Gourdet heads the kitchen at Departure Restaurant and Lounge located above The Nines Hotel in Portland, Oregon. With one of the best views you can have while dining and drinking in all of Portland, Departure offers up a northwest bounty of flavors married in Asian style cuisine. Gregory was Hanging with Harris.
Gai Gherardi - l.a. Eyeworks
18 Jun 12 0
Since 1979, Gai Gherardi and Barbara McReynolds of l.a. Eyeworks have been framing faces from all walks of life, including the likes of Jodie Foster and Bryan Ferry. l.a. Eyeworks is THE place to frame your face in Los Angeles.
Nona Sivley - LA Market
16 Jul 12 0
Chef Nona Sivley, winner of "Hell's Kitchen" Season 8, is now at the helm at LA Market. Her recipe for edamame takes the simple bar snack to new heights with house-made seasoning. She was hanging with Harris.
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