Entries Tagged as 'travel'

ceF in vietnam - part 1

October 15th, 2010 · 9,456 Comments

  see this? i like this… i like this so much that i had 3 of them. in a row. on a cathay pacific first class flight to hong kong. on my way to vietnam. oh. wait. have i not told you?  i just got to saigon this morning. i made a decision about a […]

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seattle - the ridiculously long overdue post

November 28th, 2009 · 30 Comments

capitol hill/12th avenue in seattle this shot was taken on our short stroll from having cocktails at the very cool tavern law, to dinner down the street at lark. the photo is 100% untouched and to me, it’s ever so slightly unexpected, and perhaps even a little bit beautiful… it’s been over 2 months and […]

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August 24th, 2009 · 1,360 Comments

t a sampling of some fresh picked wine berries, huckleberries and wild blackberries - a gift from my friend jack on my birthday last month it’s not that i’m not cooking. because i am. there are gatherings of friends and just plain hungriness resulting in well, dinner. i even sometimes whip out the nikon and snap […]

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Tags: baking · beans · corn · dessert · eggs · farro · fruit · lamb · pizza · salad · tomatoes · travel

spaghetti with burrata and other good things

June 26th, 2009 · 902 Comments

ok. this was good. as in very good. as in i won’t go all yoplait ad on you, but this was another definite do-over. and the sooner the better. i take very little credit as this plate of pasta was nothing more than a blend of: the latest post from rachel eats‘ blog, along with […]

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Tags: baking · beans · cheese · dessert · fish · pasta · tomatoes · travel

nyc + 3.94 + spring = grateful

May 13th, 2009 · 761 Comments

buon italia on a late saturday afternoon. a view from their cafe while having a piece of pastiera and a coffee. so i was recently in nyc for a week. and then i came home to my daughter’s college graduation party. at my house. and i’m happy to report that i’m back on the bike, […]

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fennel and tomatoes over… anything

January 30th, 2009 · 41 Comments

  i used tilapia. o’charley’s perpetual "catch of the day". and really,  it’s a nothing kind of fish. farmed. not terribly exciting, yet i buy it all the time. tilapa is inexpensive. you can’t seem to overcook this fish. it crisps up with minimal oil. and it goes well with almost anything and everything. it’s […]

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Tags: fish · greens · mushrooms · tomatoes · travel · vegetables · venison and other game

cleveland rocks!

October 3rd, 2008 · 55 Comments

warning: all photos in the following post are from an iphone.  proceed at your own risk. it’s lola bistro, and i can prove it… i went to cleveland. cleveland… of all places. and it was good.  i went to visit my misspent youth at the rock and roll hall of fame where i saw keith moon’s velvet suit, james […]

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