Category Archives: Web/Tech

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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Calling All Wine Collectors!!! Devine Intervention Needed!!!

Starting today and running through April 7th, there is an incredible opportunity to augment your growing collection with some otherwise impossible to find bottles and others that are merely hard to come by. The best part is that it is [...]

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To Like Or Not To Like

Instead of posting an image today – I have nothing worthy or appropriate given the calamities of the past week – I am writing about images from others and my feelings towards them.
My family and our region were lucky this [...]

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Breaking News: Starchefs ICC 2012 Will Be Available Live to the General Public

The trend-setting Starchefs International Chefs Congresses have always been Industry only events. If one was a member of the general public, one would not have access to the demos and presentations of industry leading chefs at the Congress other than through blogs [...]

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Sunday Photo – Littleneck Clams

Clams are certainly one of my favorite foods and the basis for what I believe is my best dish – linguine with white clam sauce. I like this photo, but what I like the most about it is that it [...]

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Black Friday

Frankly, I think the holidays have become too commercial with too much of an emphasis on consumption.That being said, this is the biggest shopping day of the year, so if you are going to shop Amazon anyway, I would ask [...]

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The Beauty of the Internet – Pomplamoose

Were it not for the internet and social media like facebook and Twitter, I likely never would have come across PomplamooseMusic on You Tube. These are quirky and utterly charming music videos done by a pair of young Californians, Jack [...]

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Portraits from Starchefs 2009 – Chris Young and Nathan Myhrvold

This photo was taken while the chef/technologists were being interviewed backstage by Antoinette Bruno prior to their exhilarating presentation on the main stage.

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McGee’s Berries

Yesterday morning, my wife brought home some raspberries from the Glens Falls Farmers market. Given that they were undoubtedly picked the day before and it had been raining all night, it was no surprise to discover mold already encroaching on [...]

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The Green Spider – Jose Duarte’s Taranta in Boston

The Celtics and the Green Monster at Fenway Park are not the only things that are green in Boston. The unique Peruvian-Italian restaurant Taranta, located in Boston's North End has developed a reputation as being one of the most [...]

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