Category: Food

My Kind Of Town

Yes, I would have to agree with Frank Sinatra – Chicago is my kind of town. Knowing my feelings about NYC, people assume I don’t like any big city, but that’s not true.  I like Chicago a lot.  The sidewalks…

No Substitutions

I was listening to a radio show where people were talking about their memorable cooking misadventures.  It brought to mind a story I hope you’ll enjoy: I was twelve years old and excited to have my first real babysitting job…

Fun In NYC

Last week since Tim & I were in New Jersey to go to the Princeton Longevity Center, we decided to extend the trip and spend some time in New York City. Those of you that know us well are probably…

Taste Of The NFL

Tim & I are in Dallas for the Super Bowl and last night was Nirvana for foodies like us.  We went to a charity event called Taste Of The NFL.  It was held in the Fort Worth Convention Center and…

Flanagan’s Wake

For the Paisley 2002 Users Conference we transported our employees and customers to a local dinner theater for a production of Flanagan’s Wake.  The story takes place at a traditional Irish wake and everyone drinks and tells stories about Flanagan,…

Chocolate Soup Recipe

If you’ve read my recent blog posts on Chocolate Soup and More Chocolate Soup, you know there is a story behind this decadent dish.  I’ve only ever had it at The Best Restaurant In The World, but I had a…

Baiting

Given my love of food, it’s no wonder that I ended up married to a guy who not only appreciates good food, but cooks it for me on a regular basis.  On top of that, a lot of the time…

Kobe Beef

If you’ve been paying attention as you read my recent posts, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I am very food oriented.  I like good food, that’s all there is to it.  I’ve had the good fortune to…

The Right Salt

When in Tokyo, Tim and I found a little hole-in-the-wall tempura restaurant.  We sat along a counter similar to a sush-bar and the chef fried tempura in front of us.  The menu was in Japanese but we were able to…

Soy Sauce On Rice

Japanese conformity also extends to how they eat their food.  I’m not talking about proper etiquette, since every culture has rules about who gets served first, when you start eating, what utensils you use, where your elbows are, etc.  I’m…