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It’s a Dad’s Duty…

My girls turn 14 today, which means we’ve been in full-on “Dad, you’re embarrassing me” mode for the past couple years.   You know what that stage is, right?  It’s … Continue reading

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Top Chef Boston Episode 2: Boston’s Bravest and Finest

Previous week * I’m beginning to see Bravo’s formula for casting contestants for the show.  Obviously, they have to be some kind of cook but I think that’s a formality. … Continue reading

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Hartwood – Best Meal Ever?

What makes for the best dinner ever?  I certainly don’t have an answer for this and anyone who has the definitive answer to this is probably some blowhard you’re better … Continue reading

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Exercise Music: Fighting Evolution with Calvin Harris

It seems that there are more and more out there who don’t believe in the Theory of Evolution.  I’m curious whether this is indeed a growing movement or it’s that, … Continue reading

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Top Chef Boston: Season Premiere

Top Chef is back and this time I was ready for it!  For each of the past couple of years I only found out about the season premiere that very … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 11 Comments

The BBC does The Beach Boys

Did I ever mention that I’m a huge Beach Boys fan? I think I own most if not all of their work and even read a few books about them. … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · 10 Comments

Pure Evil

Yes, going to Tulum with Boom Boom was one of the best vacations I’ve had in a long, long time.  It’s a beautiful land with gorgeous beaches, lush jungles, and … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 11 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Feels So Good

I hope you had a chance to read The Sicilian’s fangirl recap of meeting one of her culinary idols – Mario Batali.   Part of the post implored  readers to Tweet … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

My Chance Meeting With Mario Batali: An (Almost) Dream Come True

I just met Mario Batali walking on a street in downtown Ann Arbor.  It was a dream come true.  Well, almost.  My real dream is to have Mario as a … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 23 Comments

El Camello, Jr

It’s almost a cliché now to say that, if you really want to eat well on vacation, you have to eat where the locals eat.  Maybe you’ll get something that … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 9 Comments

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