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On Kappys Plate

Los Angeles Food Crawl

Old Friends, Great Flavors Grateful for a welcome yet too-short trip to L.A. for work, I whizzed around the city in my rental car seeking out the latest burger joint, the best fish taco and new chefs on the scene. I had one (mostly) free night before I headed back to the Midwest, so I […]

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Summer fun in Michigun…

I hope everyone had a splendiforous 4th of July. I certainly did. As a born and raised New Yorker, Brooklynite to be exact, it is not often that I get out of the city and really unplug from the stress and manic pace that New York has to offer. But, this weekend I got to […]

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Ice Cream Gone “Wild”

I recently went for a stroll through the local farmer’s market with my friend Joy, who, in addition to being a cook at one of New York’s hottest restaurants-a place called Cortone- is as excited as I am about finding interesting wild foraged foods. We came across a vendor who was selling all kinds of […]

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The Little Owl

Halibut with fresh English peas Nestled on the corner of Bedford and Grove, The Little Owl is a great addition to the West Village of NYC, a neighborhood not known for its cuisine. I must clarify, the FAR West Village is not known for its cuisine. Specifically, this little neighborhood, where I lived for 10 […]