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American Chefs Cooking Other Cuisines – Is It Interpretation or Blasphemy?

June 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment

I’ve often wondered what immigrant chefs think about the way American chefs and cooks take on their traditional foods. Thanks to Anthony Bourdain, in a post he found on gilttaste, I get an inside look. Read the article here that Bourdain calls “thoughtful and insightful.” It’s a terrific discussion – if you care about food, […]

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Tags: Commentary · Talking Tables · Today in the World of Food

EatBeat: SoBe Wine and Food Fest – A Chef’s Perspective

February 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Ed’s note: Chef Norman Van Aken and I go way back – to the ’80s when I wrote a review of his first cookbook, Feast of Sunlight. I’ve followed him and his career ever since. He’s cooked at most of the South Beach Wine and Food Festivals¬† – probably every one of them, and has […]

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Tags: Commentary · Food and wine festivals · Today in the World of Food · What's Happening Here

Happy New Year! Welcome 2012 with Healthy Habits

January 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Everyone wants to eat better – that resolution tops many lists every January 1. An old saw: “Opportunity knocks – temptation leans on the doorbell” is apt. We live in a world where we have access to food 24/7 and plenty of it. We no longer eat all our meals at home, depending greatly on […]

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