Category Archives: Random Musings

New Year, New Business, New List of Places to Go

In a previous post, I alluded to new beginnings on the horizon – 2013, began not only a new year – it brought a big change to my career. My inner gypsy has taken the reigns once again and VinEducation … Continue reading

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VinEducation 2012

Eating and drinking should  be, above all else, fun – but that doesn’t mean they cannot also be a vehicle for the discovery of new cultures, tastes, and thought processes. It is from that premise that VinEducation 2012 will grow. I returned … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee

No wandering or writing gets done without coffee. If I’m going to get back on track after my technical difficulties on Friday night I need a bit of fuel. Despite the ongoing trend of specialized lattes, high-tech espresso, and myriad … Continue reading

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WordPress for iPhone is the WORST

I just wrote over 750 words about tonight’s event and WordPress dumped it in the middle of saving. Sorry – not going to rewrite now. And removing this app from my phone immediately! When will I learn?

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Culinary Liaisons: Culinaires

I won’t be writing much today, but I do have a very good excuse. Tonight is the James Beard Foundation’s annual Gala Dinner and Auction at the Four Seasons Restaurant, NYC. I will be joining Chef Pascal Beric (master butcher … Continue reading

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Virtual Travel: Missing Cebu

Yesterday I posted a list of places I’ve been daydreaming about. The Philippines is definitely always on that list… especially Cebu (for more click here & here). Amongst other things, Cebu is known for Lechon – whole roast suckling pig that … Continue reading

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It’s Always Something

Why has spring been so non-commital this year? (Insert your own bad relationship reference here) This weekend it’s been cold enough here that wandering has been the last thing on my mind! So, plans for a major eating tour of … Continue reading

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