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It’s Time! Bocuse d’Or World Finals 2015!

While the northeastern United States will be busy digging out from a monster snow storm, a storm of a different sort is about to descend upon the Eurexpo Pavilion and the SIRHA show in Lyon, France – the world finals of the […]

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Culinary Pilgrimages: Part 7 – Lovely Lyon

Our timing for the drive to the train station was good. With a 12 noon train, we missed the rush hour traffic and made it to Brussels with plenty of time to find the Car Rental return and get our […]

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Sunday Photo – Cecina

This Spanish air-dried beef ham called “cecina” is one of the world’s great culinary secrets. Much less widely known than its Spanish porcine cousin, jamon Iberico de bellota, it is every bit as complex and delicious. This example from the […]

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Lyon is for Lovers: Chocolate Heaven

Valentine's Day is a day that celebrates love, both of the romantic kind as well as the Platonic. The holiday has a few specific icons associated with it including Cupid, red roses and not least amongst them, chocolate. I […]

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Bocuse d’Or 2011 – The Competition

With Timothy Hollingsworth's strong, but ultimately unsatisfying sixth place finish at the 2009 Bocuse d'Or, the Bocuse d'Or USA organization was primed and optimistic for more in 2011. Hollingsworth had indeed tied the best ever finish for the United […]

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