February 16th, 2010

Time for Lunch

It’s time for lunch. Or rather, it’s time to reform the school lunch program in this country. On Fat Tuesday, it’s apropos to direct you to my favorite celebrity chef at his recent TED Prize winning speech, wherein he announces that in the 18 minutes it will take for him to deliver said speech, 4 […]

January 25th, 2010

Shame on Me (Part II)

Differences of taste are tricky ameliorate, let alone legislate. Take for example, The Breadcrumb Debacle. Last week, with a renewed vigor for dishing out the best a food-forward life has to offer, Erin and I decided to cook dinner together in lieu of hitting up a neighborhood hotspot. I made vegetables and dessert; she was […]

November 18th, 2009

Food Fight

Her revolution started with taste. Back in 1971 when Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse, she wasn’t so much interested in becoming a restaurateur, as she was provoked to open a restaurant that would cater to her values. She wanted to feed the Berkeley revolutionaries and build a revolutionary meeting place that would, as she says, […]

Jamie Oliver has long been my favorite celebrity chef. He’s equal parts conscientious, wickedly skilled in the kitchen, fantastically inspired with his approach to food, and damn sexy. He has a food life worthy of envy that he’s undoubtedly earned through years of getting down to brass tacks both behind the stove and in front […]

July 28th, 2009

In The Buff

I’m in The Buff. No, I’m not naked. That photo is meant only as a ploy to get you reading about processed food. The truth is, I’m spending the week with my Mamma and celebrating my cousin Frankie’s high school graduation in my hometown of Buffalo, New York. Affectionately donned, “B-lo” or “Buff” when I’m […]

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