Whoa! Is that Mark Jeffrey, author of The Pocket and The Pendent, eating New England Clam “Chowdah” with the lovely Ms. Courtney Pulitzer? Mark’s not just eating NECC alone. There’s popcorn in that chowder. It seems some pesky yummy morsels of corn and butter where an unexpected addition compliments of Ms. Courtney. Popcorn Chowder, an amazing new culinary delight invented … Read More
Whole Foods has been my designer choice for shopping therapy these days in Phoenix. I’ve been to several different Whole Foods across the US: Columbus Circle/Time Warner building and Chelsea New York, Chicago, LA, SF and Tempe, AZ. Not all of the Whole Foods have the same traffic pattern. Both New York Whole Foods are a disaster when it comes … Read More
The Talk of The Town We were truly the talk of the town at Tott’s Asian Diner located in Tempe on Guadalupe and McClintock. Originally, having plans to dine at C Fu, but Vivian Valenty said she had a bad food experience there. Yes, Vivian Valenty of VB Cosmetics joined Kim and Mike Buchheit, Joyce and Tony Spataro and myself, … Read More
I decided we needed to break out of our comfort zone and investigate the other side of the Phoenix tracks and go to Gilbert, AZ. My mom mentioned a section of Gilbert she wanted to explore. She had eyed a little store on the corner of Williams Field and Higley Roads called Country Casa. Do not let looks dictate your … Read More
I was searching food blogs on Google and the first entry to appear is Paul McCann’s Food Blog. The coolest food blog ever. Paul has created the ultimate food lover’s blog. Impressive aesthetically with comprehensive listings of food blogs, food editorials, recipes, and so much more. Food Blog is passionate about food.
“It’s all about the sauce.” My mother told me as her mother told her. Three generations of home cooks using Hunt’s Tomato Sauce to make stuffed cabbage. My grandmother told my mother there is no other sauce you can use on stuffed cabbage except Hunt’s. I have to admit Hunt’s tomatoes add the right degree of favor to stuffed cabbage … Read More
“Come meet, mingle, and enjoy a fun evening surrounded by incredible women.” Read the email forwarded from Joanne Fried written by Sandy Schimmel Gold. Sandy, an artist and also Director of St. Mary’s Food Bank, said Connections, a Quarterly Gathering of Interesting Women was started by Lucy Bradley, a master gardener. I was intrigued being both an art lover and … Read More
It was a wonderful slightly chilly evening for a stroll through Scottsdale’s finest galleries. Before strolling it dining before dining we had libations at Kazimierz, the wine bar. Though not drinking much at all these days I still couldn’t resist a place with atmosphere. Kazimierz is more than just a great list of wines it’s a romantic mysterious nook hidden … Read More