Monthly Archives: July 2016

Bom Apetite! A Bunch of Brazilian Bites

Judging by the title, you could be forgiven if you thought that this post was about mosquitos preying on tourists.  Maybe. Instead, I’ll focus on some memorable food from my recent time in Brazil.  It was mostly to check out … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Gracious Gourmet

Note: In exchange for a review, Bridgewater, Connecticut-based The Gracious Gourmet sent me three different spreads  – roasted eggplant tapenade, hatch chile pesto, and portobello mushroom tapenade.  All photos are courtesy of The Gracious Gourmet. After spending nearly 25 years in … Continue reading

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2016 New York Summer Fancy Food Show

The New York Summer Fancy Food Show returned in 2016 with a vengeance.  I became stuffed after the first three aisles – as opposed to the usual four – and found that once again, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Korea were … Continue reading

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Idiosyncratic Indonesia

Oh, looks like we’ve been down this alliterative avenue before.  However, this time, we’ll paint Indonesia in a more playful light. I’ve gathered three photos that have amused me since coming across their subjects in Java last year…although one of those … Continue reading

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Product Reviews: Zesty Z, GoMacro, and ReGrained

Note: In exchange for a brief review, I received the following products: Today’s mentions include Zesty Z‘s zaatar, GoMacro‘s macro bars, and ReGrained‘s beer bars. I was first – as far as the memory bank is letting on – introduced to … Continue reading

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