Adam C. Banks
Fried zucchini blossom, mozzarella, anchovies & basil order by @meganfaye #astoria #seasonal #summer #italian #food  (at VIA VAI)

Fried zucchini blossom, mozzarella, anchovies & basil order by @meganfaye #astoria #seasonal #summer #italian #food (at VIA VAI)

These meatballs in pomodoro sauce from Via Vai are so good. #astoria #italian #food  (at VIA VAI)

These meatballs in pomodoro sauce from Via Vai are so good. #astoria #italian #food (at VIA VAI)

We don’t have these back east.  A quick pit stop on our way to the airport. #innout #burger #california #food

We don’t have these back east. A quick pit stop on our way to the airport. #innout #burger #california #food

Thank you @tysonrip79, Joseph, @jennirip79 & everyone at Lodi Vintners for hosting @chefroble & I this weekend for the @sipmoscato  tasting room opening event. #lodi #winecountry #california

Thank you @tysonrip79, Joseph, @jennirip79 & everyone at Lodi Vintners for hosting @chefroble & I this weekend for the @sipmoscato tasting room opening event. #lodi #winecountry #california

I’m guessing that there was an incident at one point and it didn’t end up being a Baby Ruth candy bar. #lodi #california #gross #itsnobigdeal

I’m guessing that there was an incident at one point and it didn’t end up being a Baby Ruth candy bar. #lodi #california #gross #itsnobigdeal

#sunset this is Roblé. Adam is chiling. I stole his phone. I think i did a good job. #winecountry #lodi #california @adamcbanks photo by @chefroble πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ

#sunset this is RoblΓ©. Adam is chiling. I stole his phone. I think i did a good job. #winecountry #lodi #california @adamcbanks photo by @chefroble πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ

Zinfandel grapes ripening in Lodi, California: The zinfandel capitol of the world.  #winecountry #summer #local #wine  (at Lodi Vintners 3750 East Wiodbridge Rd. Acampo, CA 95220)

Zinfandel grapes ripening in Lodi, California: The zinfandel capitol of the world. #winecountry #summer #local #wine (at Lodi Vintners 3750 East Wiodbridge Rd. Acampo, CA 95220)

Seared wild king salmon, farro, baby zucchini & hazelnut chimichurri.  #lodi #winecountry #seasonal #fish #summer #food  (at Towne House Restaurant)

Seared wild king salmon, farro, baby zucchini & hazelnut chimichurri. #lodi #winecountry #seasonal #fish #summer #food (at Towne House Restaurant)

Heirloom tomato salad, homemade burrata cheese, pesto and sea salt.  #lodi #winecountry #seasonal #summer #food  (at Wines And Roses Restaraunt And Lounge)

Heirloom tomato salad, homemade burrata cheese, pesto and sea salt. #lodi #winecountry #seasonal #summer #food (at Wines And Roses Restaraunt And Lounge)

My first time eating a Costco hot dog.  What else would I do while in wine country? #costco #lodi #winecountry  (at Costco)

My first time eating a Costco hot dog. What else would I do while in wine country? #costco #lodi #winecountry (at Costco)

Bucatini pasta, garlic, olive oil & cheese.  Legit pasta. This makes me so happy.  The simplest dishes are the hardest to execute. They nailed it.  #astoria #pasta #dinner #food #italian #summer #eeeeeats  (at VIA VAI)

Bucatini pasta, garlic, olive oil & cheese. Legit pasta. This makes me so happy. The simplest dishes are the hardest to execute. They nailed it. #astoria #pasta #dinner #food #italian #summer #eeeeeats (at VIA VAI)

Razor clams with chorizo, potatoes & scallion from @licmarket. Don’t worry, there was plenty of bread to sop up that broth.  #lic #seafood #summer #eeeeeats #food  (at LIC Market)

Razor clams with chorizo, potatoes & scallion from @licmarket. Don’t worry, there was plenty of bread to sop up that broth. #lic #seafood #summer #eeeeeats #food (at LIC Market)

Seared scallops, baby red pak choi & radish. Simple, clean & delicious. #lic #scallops #seafood #local #seasonal #food #summer  (at LIC Market)

Seared scallops, baby red pak choi & radish. Simple, clean & delicious. #lic #scallops #seafood #local #seasonal #food #summer (at LIC Market)

Prik Khing beef curry with long beans, kaffir lime leaves and long hot chillies, topped with a fried egg. #astoria #thai #food #eeeeeats 
 (at Pye Boat Noodle)

Prik Khing beef curry with long beans, kaffir lime leaves and long hot chillies, topped with a fried egg. #astoria #thai #food #eeeeeats
(at Pye Boat Noodle)

Heading home. I know you all don’t find these pictures as interesting as the food photos but I like posting them anyways. #nyc #uber #summer

Heading home. I know you all don’t find these pictures as interesting as the food photos but I like posting them anyways. #nyc #uber #summer