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2014 Project 365, Day 212: Good Shepherd Gourmet Tuyo

Photo #212: July 31

I was supposed to eat Good Shepherd’s gourmet tuyo on its own, but when I sampled a piece, I knew this had to be eaten with RICE. 44 more words

Summer brews & news

Beer clips

Summer beer gardens pop up in the area as the sunny selection rolls out.

The Bells Brewery in Kalamazoo makes a great summer beer Oberon, refreshing and rich in taste. 172 more words

Fourth Spice: Yonaka Modern Japanese

It is about high time I review Yonaka.  Yonaka easily became a contender for one of our favorite and go-to dining establishments in the City of Sin on our first foray there. 3,118 more words

Las Vegas

A Sweet Treat: Stroopwafel

Recently, I took a walk around Sayville, New York and stopped into Sweet Gourmet. They sell all kinds of gourmet treats from candy to salsa, and they have a showcase of chocolates and treats. 100 more words

Main Street



(1980’s | journalese | “gourmet,” “epicure”)

A British import, like “over the top” or “at the end of the day,” this word flared up when a bestseller used it in the title in 1984: “The Official Foodie’s Handbook.” (Only a couple of instances have been found in print before then, at least one of those attributable to one of the authors.) And it meant then what it means now, someone obsessed with cuisine — ingredients, preparation, or both — to the point that it is easy to make fun of them. 555 more words


Where Can You Buy Grade B Maple Syrup?

Most of us love the sweet and sticky flavor or Maple Syrup. It has been produced for years from the sap from Maple trees. There are different types and grades of maple syrup. 23 more words