OTM In Pictures
Delicious Pastries at Dominique Ansel's London Bakery - located on London's trendy Elizabeth Street
We join join the Henderson-Dille families and friends at a Memorial for Frances Henderson Dille, Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Pittsburgh PA on July 16. People came from as far away as Dublin (Ireland & Ohio) & California to pay tribute to their beloved Franny who passed away in November 2015. Perhaps you can spot our son Adam, daughter-in-law Jen and grandchildren Cate & Phillip.
With Givanni Poggi, owner of the "Steeler" Bar near Rome's' Piazza Navona
Group Hug with Mindy Segal at 2016 James Beard,Awards in Chicago. Photo by Rose Photo
Peter with 2016 James Beard Best Chef NYC Jonathon Waxman - who was THRILLED!! Photo by Rose Photo
Peter attracted quite lot of attention at the 2015 James Beard Awards, with his creative interpretation of "black tie". Many compliments too!!
Ann with Tanya Bastianich Manuali - Celebrating Publication of Healthy Pasta at Lidia's Pittsburgh
Peter imitates Fred Flintstone at Padova, Italy's Le Calandre. Maitre'd Andrea hinted this dish was coming- Ann couldn't resist saving for posterity
In Friuli with Winemaker-Restaurater Valter Scarbolo & his Wife Maria, Wayne Young of Bastianich Wines - We Tasted 6 White & 4 Red, all Excellent,and some Great Food at La Frasca
Sunset at Canoe Restaurant, Toronto - Chefs ignore, Diners delight this special view from 49 floors up
Helen (OTM Interview upcoming) & Lisa Tse, Sweet Mandarin, Manchester England invited to cook for Chinese Premier Li & UK Prime Minister David Cameron
OTM congratulates Jennifer Haigh new Master's graduate from the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. Well done Jen, we're so very PROUD of you.
OTM's beloved Granddaughter Cate chose a Pink Outfit to match the Her Pink Cast on Broken Pinkie
OTM's Granchildren Cate & Phillip joined with a Neighbor to create this Great Snowperson - in South Carolina, February 12, 2014. Global Warming??
Matteo Neri, Sommelier, Son of Owners Marco & Lorella, of Le Logge, Siena, Italy, shows Ann the Cave that was an ancient home, now Wine Cellar & Cheese Affinage
Ann with a Friendly "Black Pig" at Antica Corte Pallavicina. A Symbol for the Great Pork and "World's Best" Culatello, near Zimbello, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Donal Doherty of Harry's Restaurant, Inishowen, Donegal Ireland Explains a Reconstructed Ancient Fort. We worked up a Great Appetite for a Great Meal to Follow at Harry's
Peter with Ireland's Famous Poet-Playwright Oscar Wilde & a European Namesake - in Galway, October 2013. Curiuosly neither Oscar had Anything to Say
Jon Domenico, Manager at the new Wine Bar created by Osteria Le Logge in Siena, Beautiful Cellar, Great Collection of 14,000 Bottles
OTM's Great Friend and Favorite Chef Massimo Bottura with his Complete Kitchen Crew at Osteria Francescana, Modena, Italy. Lunch was Fabulous Too!!!
Ann helps Craig Rogers of Border Springs, VA, Roast a 90 lb Lamb at Euphoria 2013 in Greenville SC - VERY tasty & within 30 minutes it was All Gone
Ann & Mitsuhara Tsumura, Chef Owner of Maido, Lima Peru, also an Organizer of the Mitsura Festival that OTM attended, September 2013
Ann & Peter Take a Hint from a Lima, Peru sculpture. We were So Happy to be there!
"The World's Most Beautiful Salad" pictured at Ireland's Ballymaloe Cookery School. It Tasted a Good as it Looked. Congratulations to Darina Allen's Cookery Class and Her Husband whose Farm produced the ingredients.
London's St. Ermins's Hotel keeps 200,000 Bees, Serves their Honey. The Bees roam St. James' Park & Buckingham Palace. Very Special!
Ann Does Eat Dessert - Super-Creative Corn Sundae at London's Coya is so Tempting & Delicious!!
Xmas Eve Lunch at Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Cornwall; Pollock & Caponata for Ann - Braised Pork & Polenta for Peter; Absolutely Delicious! www.fifteencornwall.co.uk.
Adam, Phillip, Catherine & Jennifer Haigh in Sunny S Carolina, Thanksgiving 2012
Ann makes a New Friend at the Steiff Shop in Berlin
Tasting Wines and Oysters with Jon Rowley at Taylor Shellfish in Seattle's Melrose Market
Chef Gianfranco Vissani and his Son & Manager Lucca next to Ann, with the Service Team after a Fabulous Lunch at the Stylish restaurant Vissani near Orvieto. Truly one of Italy's Best Dining Destinations!!
On the Menu with Winemakers of the Tenuta Setteponti Group at Loretta Lalli's Il Pino Agriturismo near S. Giovanni Valdarno, Toscana
OTM's Gorgeous Granddaughter Cate with Nana & a New Friend for Easter
Savatore Gambuzza, sous-chef Salvatore & their Malta Competition Gold Medal Winning Scupture (made from dried potatos) - Taken at Villa Athena, Agrigento, Sicily
Ann Shows the Scale of the Huge Ruins of Temple D at Selinunte, Sicily
Falconara Charming House Kitchen, nr. Licata, Sicily, made Peter a Lovely Cake for his Birthday
Ann & Aidan McManus of King Sitric with the Gang at Nicky's Smokehouse in Howth, Ireland. Nickey has Great Fish. His Spelling is a "Play on Words" Plaice=Flounder.
Rocky & Reggie, Grandsons of Christopher Stubblefield, the Inventor of Stubbs BBQ Products, with Ann at the 2011 Fancy Food Show
Charles Phan Of SF's Slanted Door Cooked a Whole Hog at 5Star Sensation June 25, Ann Admired!
Ann meets a fellow Food Lover while in NYC for the 2011 James Beard Awards. Cookie Monster didn't make it to the Awards, but of course OTM did!
Daniel Boulud with Ann at Newly Opened Epicerie Boulud, 64th & Broadway NYC
OTM toured Boulud Sud just before the Opening with Daniel Boulud. Based on first sampling at a James Beard Awards "After Party" this will be Another Great Dining Destination from Daniel.
View of the Garden at The Goring during OTM's visit in 2009. The Middleton's probably have the same view for their Wedding stay
OTM's Wonderful Grandchildren ready to celebrate Easter
Ann meets new friends in San Francisco at Xmas time
With Casey Prentice, GM of Chebeague Island Inn, Maine - great dinner & overnight stay here
Peter loves Sunsets - this one at The Chebeague Island Inn
Justin Rowe at The Chebeague Island Inn created this "innovative" Lobster Corn Dog
The fabulous Parade of the "Ninos" in Alicante
Granddad Haigh with Catherine, July 2010
Granddad reads a story to Philip John "PJ", July 2010
"It was like this ....", Mari Carmen Velez of La Sirena, Petrer near Alicante, Spain - preparing for the interview. Fabulous lunch here.
Charles Phan, of San Francisco's Slanted Door, Out the Door & Heaven's Dog, volunteered his whole family at Cleveland's 2009 5-Star Sensation
Wonderful Antipasti at Primo al Pigneto, Rome, Boiled Veal & Rabbit Salads seen in the rear are OUTSTANDING dishes.
Ann admires and samples the lunch buffet at Babette, Rome
With Franca Leonardi at Da Sabatino, Rome on Christmas Day. Photos of other celebrity diners line the walls.
Vino, Vino everywhere!! Ann & Gianni Cappellanti in La Cantina at at Rome's Paris Ristorante
Ann & Gabriel Rucker, Chef at Le Pigeon, Portland OR toast each other at the NickyUSA Wild Game event, September 2009, The Resort on the (Hood) Mountain
With Donata Coluccio, Chef, Capital Grille Pittsburgh at Savor Pittsburgh, Sep 2, 2009
Ann Interviews Chef-Genius David Kinch at Manresa, Los Gatos CA - courtesy Greg Silva
The entire wedding party, Peter on far left, his brother Paul is in front
OTM's nephew Neil Davidson & his bride Tsetsegdemberel (from Mongolia!) on St. Agnes Cornwall beach, July 31, 2009
With Peter's cousin Stephen Shaw & his wife Aileen at Neil's wedding
Ann & Mike Lata, Chef-partner, Fig, Charleston SC celebrating Mike's James Beard Best Chef SE award, May 4, 2009
Big Ben of course. Can you see the Snowflakes? February 2009
Ann meets Jamie Oliver at London's Borough Market
Iqbal Wahhab, Owner of Roast at Borough Market, prepares to share 2 doz. Oysters with OTM, February 2008
With Tony Booth, Wild Mushroom Co., one of the Founding Vendors at the renovated Borough Market
At Kai Mayfair with Owner Bernard Yeoh (R), Sommelier & Chef after a Magnificent Repast!
Wine with lunch at London's Wild Honey
Adam, Cate & Jen tuck into lunch, the day after Thanksgving 2008
Dr. Herve This, Directeur Scientifique de la Fondation Science & Culture Alimentaire, in Paris talks Molecular Gastronomy - Nov. 16, 2008 program
OTM's good friend Michael Rutenberg shows how much the French like Obama as President
With OTM's good friends Brigitte & Michael Rutenburg at their Paris apartment, celebrating the new Presidency with an Obama Victory Brunch
Peter at the Paris Obama Victory Brunch - he was behind the Camera earlier
In Paris with Brigitte & Michael Rutenburg after a delicious dinner with friends
OTM's 1st Grandson, Phillip John "PJ" all dressed up for his Baptism, May 2009.
With Shiho Tonoshima at Ito En's gorgeous Tea Shop on NYC's Upper Madison Ave. Lunch upstaira at Kai preceded
Peter interviews Frederick Booker Noe, Bourbon Ambassador, Jim Beam at The Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival, Nov. 2008.
OTM's Cousin Murry Shaw with his Pet Jersey, Lucy, in Tasmania. Isn't she the most Beautiul Cow you've ever seen?
Banjo the Koala
Ann with Kevin Donovan at Donavan's St Kilda, Melbourne, our Favorite of all this City's Restaurants. Interior Courtesy of Kevin's Spouse-Partner Gail
Ann sneaked this Shot of Peter, pondering the Menu at Brasserie Phillip Mouchele at Melbourne's South Bank Complex - another Great Restaurant
With GM Simon Napthine at Tarrawarra, Victoria, Australia. Great wines, good lunch & Art Museum (in the background)
Dr. Nicholas Malajczuk shows OTM a Black Truffle growing at his Wine & Truffle Co. "Trufferie" - Manjimup, Western Australia
Wild but very Tame "Roos" grazing in the early evening outside Pemberton Wine Centre, Western Australia. OTM is only 50 feet away
OTM "on the town" at Morton's Pittsburgh Absinthe Tasting Event. Did Peter lose his glasses?
With Charles Phan of Slanted Door (San Francisco) fame at his then new Out the Door in Westfield Canter
Is Peter short, or are Thomas Keller (Per Se, French Laundry etc.) & Keith Coghenour (Duquesne Club) very tall?
How Fast they Grow, Cate August 2008
Right after this shot the Shepherd Dogs of this Abruzzo (Italy) flock came after the Photographer - but we escaped!
In Santo Stefano di Sassiano, Abruzzo (Italy) locals invited us to join their "al fresco" lunch
In Scanno, Abruzzo (Italy) Peter thanks the owner for a great lunch
How Fast they Grow! December 2007, not quite 1 Year Old, Standing & Running!
OTM Granddaughter Catherine Rose "Cate" at 2 days old
Proud OTM Grandparents right after Cate's Baptism
Ann with Chef Superstar Marcus Samuelson, at 2008 James Beard Awards
Peter makes friends with Mosern Art at Milan's Castello Sforzesco
How the Great Basque Chefs do it - Elena Arzak Tests for Taste Perfection
How the Great Basque Chefs do it - Chef Igor with the Spice Array in Arzak's Experimental Kitchen
How the Great Basque Chefs do it - Martin Berasategui Insists on Posing with his Entire Kitchen Crew
Peter with Brian Henderson, Nemacolin Wine Director at the BRCohn Charity Concert, Oct 2006
In Adelaide, South Australia - we found out this is NOT the family business
Ann loved this street sculpture in Melbourne, Australia - they would not reveal their Diet Secret!
Peter in Federation Square, Melbourne, sporting his newly purchased straw Akubra (that's the hat)
Ann loved these Dolls at Sydney's Paddington Market, a must visit on Saturdays
Sydney's Anzac Bridge - locals call it "Madonna's Bra" - can you guess why?
Ann admires the Cheese selection at Stephanie Alexander's Richmond Hill Cheese Larder in Melbourne
That was lunch! 2 dozen Rock Oysters with White Wine at The Sydney Fish Market
Ann with Chef Adolfo Garcia & his Partner Nick Bazan at Riomar, New Orleans
Dramatic Sunrise in Peter's Home Town, Huddersfield UK. The Sun did not shine for long
Peter loves Sunsets too. This one in South Australia's Barossa Valley
Ann toasts & tastes Loire Valley wines at Domaine Douzon
Peter would not spring for this gown at Christian Lacroux, Paris
On the Japanese Bridge at Claude Monet's Giverny estate
Charcuterie on display at a Versailles, France - we bought the picnic lunch here
And here is the Picnic
Ann enjoys OTM's (secret) Wedding Anniversary at Boulevard, San Francisco
And Peter was there tool!
Ann discusses the GREAT menu at San Francisco's Restaurant Gary Danko with the Man Himself
Peter with the Chefs at the newly renovated Bedford Springs (Pennsylvania) resort. Past celebrity guests never had it so good!
Chilean Poet & local celebrities at Dottore Presti's event, Leonforte, Sicily (Italy)
With the owners after a Plentious Pasta dinner at Ristorante Plistia, Pescacerolli, Abruzzo (Italy)