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French Food for Thought

Posted on January 17, 2011 at 12:11 am

French Food for Thought

This series of virtual postcards from France wouldn't be complete without talking about food. I indulged. I indulged a lot. When US Airways mentioned a weight surcharge on my way back I didn't really suspect my suitcase first. Hundreds, thousands of books have been written about French Cuisine, I'm certainly not an expert, far from it, and I don't cook much. With that out of the way, here are a few food products I had a chance to try during ... Continue Reading

Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival 2010

Posted on September 15, 2010 at 1:12 am

Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival 2010

Thanks to Nippertown, I won 2 tickets for the Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival at SPAC last Saturday. The Festival, presented in partnership with the Italian Trade Commission  and the Saratoga Automobile Museum, offered three days of events showcasing fine wines, food and luxury automobiles. My friend Mikey and I spent an hour taking pictures of the many Ferrari's and Alfa Romeo's, then traded our cameras for an assortment of forks and toothpicks. I savored the samples ... Continue Reading

Picnic at the Empire State Plaza

Posted on June 16, 2010 at 4:57 pm

Picnic at the Empire State Plaza

Greetings from the Empire State Plaza! I'm the guy on the right with the smug French face :) It's Lunch Week at All Over Albany and I figured I would send them a little something, they have always been good to me. It's pretty much what it sounds like: a whole week with posts about... lunch, featuring contributions from local food bloggers. This Friday, June 18, AOA will do a post about what everyone had for lunch this week. Specifically, ... Continue Reading