Category Archives: My Favorite Books

Honoring the Past

There are two gastronomic institutions that I am mourning today. First, the loss of the grand food and culture periodical Gourmet, and second, the anniversary of the passing of one of the best food writers ever, R.W. “Johnny” Apple, Jr.  I was too stunned … Continue reading

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California Here I Come, Part II

Ever since I bought the tickets I’ve been thinking more and more about California. It’s still 4 weeks away and I’m not one for planning too much in advance, so I’m sure it will sneak up on me soon enough. I’m … Continue reading

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Grilling with Japan’s Finest – Indoors in NYC

Once again I did not have to travel very far for a new lesson in a fascinating food culture. In fact, I didn’t even have to leave work…   One of the perks about being a student, alumni, or employee … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Top 5: Wanderlust

Instead of writing about places I have been, today I’m considering places I would like to go. This list is constantly changing depending on things I read, my friends’ wanderings, or foods I want to taste in person. For this … Continue reading

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“Memories of Philippine Kitchens”

This beautifully produced and extremely well written book is one of the main resources I’ve used in preparing for the market tour and cooking class I’ll be offering for my fellow students in the first run of Food Blogging with … Continue reading

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