Category Archives: Future Wanderings

The New VinEducation

This year marks the beginning of a new phase for me and my company, VinEducation, after many years of hibernation. The new model – a portfolio of several types of food and beverage ventures, with great new adventures still to come. For … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event

 I am happy to announce that next month I will be doing one of my first traveling classes (hoping there will be many more coming soon!). On August 19 I will be on Cape Cod at Chillingsworth Restaurant teaching a … Continue reading

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More Wondering than Wandering

Lately I have definitely been doing more wondering that wandering. Though my passport is gathering dust, my mind is always preparing for the next journey. I spin the globe in my mind and plan my someday adventures. Usually I’m influenced … Continue reading

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Stuyvesant Heights Day Trip

Stuyvesant Heights Day Trip sounds like a wonderful way to spend my first weekend off in ages… and a great way to get back to my “Wandering Brooklyn” project. Stay tuned…

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Where I Wish I Was Right Now…

Just got an email from my father with pictures of him taking the first swim in their recently renovated pool, behind the villa they have been renovating. It’s over 100 degrees in the province of Roma right now… perfect for a … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top 5 – More NY Restaurants I Really Need To Go To

The list never ends! In a previous postI mentioned a group of restaurants (Quality Meat, Park Avenue Summer, Dressler, Public, and Oceana) that are run by chefs I work with frequently but don’t visit nearly enough. So far, I’ve only … Continue reading

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Inner Gyspy on Vacation… still

If I didn’t agree with Michael Ruhlman that the term “writer’s block” is an excuse for laziness, or at very least an excuse to drink more cocktails, I would say that I was suffering from the evil writer’s block – being a … Continue reading

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