Reasons to be excited this New Year: A finished book, good cheese, the Bard & more

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Happy New Year! I’m excited about many things at the beginning of 2014. At the top of my list is an important project that I finished last Saturday. I’ve mentioned a few times over the past couple of years that I was writing a book. Well the first draft is finished and sent off to […]

Locavore odds and ends: Beer, restaurant closings and openings & more

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  I’m still enamored by Tenaya Darlington’s DiBruno Bros. House of Cheese book, and I pulled out my copy just last week to create a cheese plate for some friends. You can win your own copy of DiBruno Bros. House of Cheese  through Tenaya’s Madame Fromage blog - she’s giving away one copy to a winner […]

‘Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese:’ You’re going to want this book

Quick post today. I’m sorry I went silent last week, but I had good reason. I was in California on a media trip touring California vineyards, sustainable hotels, farm-to-fork restaurants, and more. It was an amazing trip and I’ll tell you more about that later. I’m still playing catch up with kids, sleep, and clients. […]