Monthly Archives: September 2009

Three Pizzerias

I grew up with NY pizza and have always been a fan, not just of one style, but of many. I grew to adore la vera pizza Napolitana over several visits to that beautiful Italian city. I love a good […]

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Yuzu

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Carrots #1

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My Claim to Fame – Skoal!

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Le Fooding N.Y.

The last stand in that courtyard belonged to Sean Rembold of Brooklyn’s Diner who prepared the amazingly delicious “fried corn with scallop butter” using fresh corn from long Island. The corn received a quick dip in the deep frier before being slathered with the scallop laden butter and some greens. The lines here were quite short early, but grew quickly once word got out.
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Autumn = Pumpkins

Does any one agricultural item shout autumn more than a pumpkin? These were photographed this past Saturday at The Union Square Greenmarket in NYC.

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Starchefs ICC 2009 – PerSe-nal Highlights

The first three Starchefs ICC's left me with a slew of memories. ICC #4 was no less memorable than the others. Seeing old friends, meeting new ones and finally meeting "virtual" friends in person is always special and so it […]

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Taste of the Week – September 20-26

With so many great restaurants and tastes experienced over the past week, it has been nearly impossible to choose a single Taste of the Week. However, there was one taste that was so seminal and unusual (not to mention very, […]

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At the Market – September 26th, 2009

These seedless Jupiter grapes from Buzzard Crest Vineyards sold at the Union Square Greenmarket in NYC are the most delicious eating grapes that I have had in some time. Their other varieties are also wonderful. At $4.50/lb they aren't cheap, […]

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Starchefs ICC 2009 Day Three – An Overview

Following a lovely and late dinner at Gramercy Tavern, it wasn't any easier to get out of bed for the 9AM start of Day Three, the finale of this year's Congress, especially as my able assistant and note taker extraordinaire, […]

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