Happy Holidays from The Ne Timeas Restaurant Group!
Nothing beats spending time with friends & family and enjoying delicious food together.
Here are a few of our staffs’ favorite things to eat and drink over the holidays.
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Server, Flour + Water
Chocolate cookies with peanut butter chips because my mom always used to make them for us growing up. Now I make them every year for my dad.
Cook, Flour + Water
Roast leg of lamb.
Cook, Flour + Water
Yams with marshmallows on top! Oh, and stuffing.
Director of Operations
My Grandmother Joy’s Fruitcake (her secret ingredient is pork sausage). She also uses a bottle of rum!
Assistant to the CFO
My mom’s Apple Hill Cake. The name comes from Apple Hill Farm in Placerville where I was born.
My mom’s spinach dip- It’s my sister’s favorite too. My mom used to make two bowls of it, one for my sister and one for everybody else.
Director of Events and Communications
A Snuggler: Hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps.
Barback, Trick Dog
Pecan pie. No question.
Bartender, Trick Dog
That’s tough, there are two: stuffing on Thanksgiving and crab on Christmas.
Sous Chef, Salumeria
Aunt Connie makes a cornbread dressing that’s originally from my uncle’s family in Tennessee. It’s a saucier stuffing with celery, onions, and cream of mushroom soup- all the good stuff.
My Grandpa Poppy makes this holiday Chex Mix every year. It has Chex cereal, pretzel sticks, mixed nuts, melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder. It’s all mixed together then baked. The best part is he’s usually dancing while making it.
Executive Chef, Ne Timeas Restaurant Group
Oysters Rockefeller or roasted prime rib.
Server & Wine Director, Central Kitchen
Movie theater popcorn while I’m movie hopping on Christmas Day.
Hostess, Flour + Water and Central Kitchen
Chef de Cuisine, Ne Timeas Restaurant Group
Popovers cooked in prime rib fat. Screw the prime rib I just want the popovers cooked in drippings!
Cook, Central Kitchen
Pork pie. It’s a French Canadian thing.
Article and photos by Asta Karalis