Category Archives: Retro Photos

The Docsconz Five Most Memorable Food Related Non Dining Moments of 2013 – No. 1

Stomping grapes in Chile to make wine – wine making has become such a science that many old time methods have become almost forgotten. This was not the case at Viñedos de Alcahuaz in Chile’s Atacama Desert, where old time […]

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The Docsconz Five Most Memorable Food Related Non Dining Moments of 2013 – No. 2

Snowy Night Drive From Belgium to France – We were supposed to have lunch at In de Wulf then head to La Grenouillère to spend the night. Unfortunately, we had a hard time finding our car rental location in Zwolle, […]

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The Docsconz Five Most Memorable Food Related Non Dining Moments of 2013 – No.3

Foraging in Chile – I was exhausted after an overnight flight from Atlanta to Santiago, but was quickly rejuvenated by the opportunity to go foraging on the rocky Chilean Coast with Chef Rodolfo Guzman, his sous chef, Tommy de Olarte […]

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The Docsconz Five Most Memorable Food Related Non Dining Moments of 2013 – No.4

The Bocuse d’Or – This was my third time attending this illustrious and exciting event in Lyon, France and it hasn’t gotten old. The personalities, the energy and the sheer spectacle are stupendous. Attending this phenomenal event should be on […]

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Happy Thanksgiving – The Four F’s!

Family, Friends, Food and (for many) Football. Thanksgiving remains the purest of holidays as it is one that brings people together to remember, to respect and, of course, to share a meal. It is a day of introspection and conviviality, […]

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Sunday Photo – Bad Weekend To Be a Turkey

Wild turkeys, like this one pecking outside my house early last spring, have a chance. For the domesticated varieties, not so much. I know, I’m looking forward to mine! Happy Thanksgiving!
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Guts and Glory – StarChefs’ ICC 2013 Day Two

The second day of the StarChefs ICC has everything that the first day has, but it also has the cocktail party at the end of the day as well as a variety of top notch cocktails available throughout the day. […]

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Mesamerica 2012 -An Exploration of Mexican Cooking

Most people in the United States have no clue about how truly wonderful Mexican cooking and food are. Sure, there is plenty of love for tacos, burritos and guacamole and a few other Mexican or Tex-Mex dishes, but Mexican food […]

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Sunday Photo – Happy Mothers’ Day!

Happy Mothers’ Day!!!
Happy Mothers’ Day to all mothers’, everywhere and especially to my wonderful wife and mother of our sons, to whom I also would like to wish the Happiest of Birthdays!
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Sunday Photo – Tis the Season -Sugaring Season

The maple sap is running up here in northeastern New York. The nights are still chilly, but the days are getting warmer. Spring is coming. My favorite is Grade B, a bit darker and fuller of flavor than the more […]

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