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IACP Conference in Denver

  Mark & I have just returned from the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ annual conference and I am profoundly moved, inspired and changed by the people and plates that I met along the way. From the Denver’s mayor to…
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Authentic Japanese at Village Yokocho

Ok, so perhaps the use of “authentic” isn’t exactly fair because I’ve never actually eaten in Japan, but having watched lots of Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmer tells me that this place is the real deal in New York City….
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Channing Daughters Winery & Townline BBQ

Now that the summer is over *sniff* I thought I’d give you an idea for a day trip to the Hamptons that is cheap, fun, and will leave you full and warm. First let me say that the Long Island…
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How to Tour the Finger Lakes of New York

The Gourmand & I are home from a brilliant six day tour of our home state. (Yes, yes, we know we live in New Jersey, but we will forever be New Yorkers!) So, how do you do it well? A…
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Beef Tongue on 32nd Street

Despite the fact that I love food, I have some basic ground rules. 1. I don’t eat eel. Ever, no way, no how, not ever. Someday I’ll tell you why, but trust me. I have my reasons. 2. I don’t…
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Can’t Make it to Beijing? How About Chinatown?

Last night, the Gourmand & I had a genuine date night. Our friend was performing the opening night of his Fringe Festival show, and the curtain wouldn’t rise until 9:15pm. This is usually my bedtime. So, we decided to plan…
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Alchemy Restaurant

What?! A restaurant review? Okay, so the truth is I was a little traumatized by my last attempt at a restaurant review and promise to, from this point forward, name the place, even if the review is less than flattering….
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Oh, Savannah!

I have a new love, and her name is Savannah, Georgia. We fell in love over food, she being the foodiest city in the United States, in my estimation. The Gourmand & I went for a weekend to interview the…
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Thomas Beisl & Paul Simon

This post will be mostly a review of Thomas Beisl, Austrian restaurant in Fort Greene, Brooklyn across the street from BAM. However, I have to give a nod to what brought us there last night. Eight of us, The Gourmand…
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Sidecar: Beer, Burger, Bar

The previous post was also about Sidecar, but last night, we actually ate there. You’ll recall (or scroll down to see) that they are ‘closed Mondays.’ We arrived a little early last night, after rescheduling our plans with dear friends…
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