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This Week in Food #253: Italian Wine Tasting

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8067575%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] Chef Karyn Hobfoll and I attended an Italian wine tasting this week. We tasted chiantis, prosecos and ammarones. They were spectacular.  Chef Karyn tells us a bit about Italian regions, production styles and her favorites. We also touch on what’s happening around school in our… Continue reading This Week in Food #253: Italian Wine Tasting

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This Week in Food #252: Chef Herve Chabert on Sugar

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8066254%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] Chef Herve Chabert was in all this week visiting from our sister school in Ottawa, Canada. His focus this week: sugar sculpture. I sat down with him and we talked about his carreer in food service and how sugar sculpture figures into the food industry… Continue reading This Week in Food #252: Chef Herve Chabert on Sugar

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This Week in Food #251: Wine and Pastry Kings

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8065089%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This Week in Food #251: Wine and Pastry Kings This week, my friend and colleague, Chef Karyn Hobfoll joins me. She loves wine and how to enjoy it best. We talk about where she finds her favorites and how to search for some bargains. We… Continue reading This Week in Food #251: Wine and Pastry Kings

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This Week in Food #250: Chef Tom in NYC

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8064064%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This week I’m live from Broadway in New York City. We have had so many great food experiences here in NYC I just had to tell you about them. We visited old haunts and some newer ones like Anthony Bourdain’s Les Halles. Come with me… Continue reading This Week in Food #250: Chef Tom in NYC

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This Week in Food #249: Facebook and French Bread

[gigya-embed src=”http://ui.mevio.com/widgets/mwm/MevioWM.swf” quality=”high” wmode=”transparent” flashvars=”distribConfig=http://www.mevio.com/widgets/configFiles/distribconfig_mwm_pcw_default.php&autoPlay=false&container=false&rssFeed=/%3FmId=8062825%26format=json&playerIdleEnabled=false” bgcolor=”#000000″ name=”Mevio” align=”middle” allowFullScreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always”] This Week in Food #249: Facebook and French Bread This week I am solo talking about Facebook. Today opens the Facebook movie so I take some time to tell you about a new blog. It’s called Dinner is Served and it’s hosted on Facebook. That’s… Continue reading This Week in Food #249: Facebook and French Bread