Adam C. Banks

Aug 06

A lobster roll on the beach. Not a bad day at all. #capecod #vacation #lobster #lunch #summer #beach

A lobster roll on the beach. Not a bad day at all. #capecod #vacation #lobster #lunch #summer #beach

Aug 04

Tonight’s dinner- I made broiled, marinated lamb kabobs with avocado, mixed green salad, fresh mint, scallions & parsley dressed with champagne vinaigrette. #astoria #lamb #dinner #summer #food

Tonight’s dinner- I made broiled, marinated lamb kabobs with avocado, mixed green salad, fresh mint, scallions & parsley dressed with champagne vinaigrette. #astoria #lamb #dinner #summer #food

Aug 03

Dinner tonight prepared by @meganfaye- Veal with capers, lemon & parsley accompanied by local @brooklyngrange tomatoes with mozzarella, herbs & olive oil.  #astoria #dinner #seasonal #local #summer #food

Dinner tonight prepared by @meganfaye- Veal with capers, lemon & parsley accompanied by local @brooklyngrange tomatoes with mozzarella, herbs & olive oil. #astoria #dinner #seasonal #local #summer #food

Aug 02

There’s corn growing in a little patch of dirt between a phone poll and the sidewalk. I think that is really cool. #astoria #nyc #summer #corn #grow

There’s corn growing in a little patch of dirt between a phone poll and the sidewalk. I think that is really cool. #astoria #nyc #summer #corn #grow

Sahara mix from Mombar- Hummus, Fava Bean & Baba Ganoush. Great way to start a meal. #astoria #food #egyptian #steinway #mombar (at Mombar)

Sahara mix from Mombar- Hummus, Fava Bean & Baba Ganoush. Great way to start a meal. #astoria #food #egyptian #steinway #mombar (at Mombar)

Olive oil cake stack, fruit macerated with sugar, mint & lemon, fresh vanilla whipped cream. #dessert #summer #hamptons

Olive oil cake stack, fruit macerated with sugar, mint & lemon, fresh vanilla whipped cream. #dessert #summer #hamptons

Aug 01

I COULD live without this. Why would I want to? #coffee #astoria #goodmorning

I COULD live without this. Why would I want to? #coffee #astoria #goodmorning

Jul 30

I think @meganfaye & I ordered too much food- Spare ribs, brisket, smoked fried chicken wings & watermelon-feta salad. Instant food coma. #astoria #bbq #summer #food #meat #foodcoma #eeeeeats  (at The Strand Smokehouse)

I think @meganfaye & I ordered too much food- Spare ribs, brisket, smoked fried chicken wings & watermelon-feta salad. Instant food coma. #astoria #bbq #summer #food #meat #foodcoma #eeeeeats (at The Strand Smokehouse)

Jul 29

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)

Jul 28

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

Jul 27

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

Jul 26

#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)