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Who's afraid of a little lamb? A beginner's guide

(This feature appears in the current issue of Cheese Connoisseur magazine)

By John Lehndorff

A person’s first taste of lamb can be one of those great palate-changers, a moment when you realize there is a lot more for dinner than the same old steak. 1,449 more words

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My food, my cell-fie and another image of somone else's food

Hi. My name is John, and I belong to a Facebook group called Food Porn. On a daily basis, members publish intimate photos of what they are cooking and/or eating. 1,036 more words

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Elyros

It’s not the cheapest meal we’ve ever had, but our night at Ekyros in Burke Rd Camberwell was very enjoyable.  This is fine Greek (Cretan) dining in a very nice atmosphere.   74 more words

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1995 flashback: Chefs, dads and sons find each other in the kitchen

By JOHN LEHNDORFF

(This feature originally appeared in the Washington Post June 14, 1995)

Ward Cleaver may have helped June with the dishes and burned a few burgers in the back yard, but you weren’t going to see him teaching Wally and the Beav how to whip up a souffle. 2,466 more words

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My produce is so ugly the cashiers make me use self-checkout

By John Lehndorff

(This originally appeared in the Boulder Weekly) We hold this truth to be self-evident: Americans today are wimps when it comes to dirt, especially on their vegetables and fruit. 991 more words

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State of the Plate: Fresh produce is taking an increasingly large share of the fast casual menu pie

By John Lehndorff

(This feature originally appeared in the March 2016 issue of Produce Business magazine)

It’s no longer enough for chain restaurants to offer inexpensive mass appeal fare served as rapidly as humanly possible. 2,291 more words

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Chianti

We had a nice dinner at Chianti in Queens Parade.   Only when we arrived did we see the sign that it was their last night.  The business is closing  and is to reopen under new management as a Lebanese restaurant. 104 more words

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