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Last night's City Harvest "Bid Against Hunger" charity auction topped the charts! An evening with Tyler Florence (dinner for six) went for $7,000. Yikes! No I wasn't the lucky bidder. Funds flowed like champagne, and talented chefs worked their usual divine magic. Such artists included Francois Payard, Philippe Bertineau, Tyler Florence, Tony Esnault, Eric Ripert, …

NEW YORK CITY!?!

OK, so first of all, I must confess that I am the worst blogger ever, since I have really been shirking my responsibilities and not writing everyday like I so really did plan to do when I first started this shindig. I do apologize, especially since I was in New York wandering the streets in …

Yankees vs. Mariners

Since this blog is about food, I've decided to write a little sumpthin' about a recent baseball/foodie experience. One Tuesday evening, I was invited by some friends to the Yankees – Mariners game. My first real live professional baseball game!!! So amazing. I used to attend school or little league baseball games with my grandfather …

Say Cheeeeeeeeese

Ahhhhh cheeeeeese. How does that joke by De Gaulle go exactly? How can you govern a country which has 246 different types of cheese...no...as many cheeses as days of the year...no wait...three hundred kinds of cheese...well, whatever. I think France actually has more than 300 types of cheese, but that's another article altogether. Our cheese …

COOKIES!!!

Strolling through Ballard on a sunny Sunday afternoon is one of the best things I've found to do in Seattle. Or at least one of the recent pastimes I've seemed to acquire on a consistent basis. It's that damn Cupcake Royale. Why? I have no idea. The tops of the cupcakes are flat, the bottoms …

Watcha lookin’ fer?

Looking for that perfect vacation spot? Want to know more about mustard? Just want to dream and stare at pics of Tyler Florence? Look no further. Check out my "Research & Attractions," "Shopping List," and "Fooders" categories. If you have any additions or suggestions, please feel free to e-mail me. Bon voyage!!!

Paris Finds

To offer some ideas on where to eat when in the gastronomical city of Pareee, try these on for taste. The World Bar 6, rue Caumartin 75009 01.42.82.78.02 M° Auber Please, please don't leave without having a slice of the "mi-cuit au chocolat, crème légère à la vanille de Bourbon." Honestly, what more could you …