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The Breathtaking Folly of a Mimic, AKA Failed Baking

I am neither James Beard Award-winning pastry chef, Angela Pinkerton, nor am I the inimitable pastry-queen, Carolyn Nugent.  This entire post can begin and end on that sentence because it fully sums up the experience of my foray into… 355 more words

Lloyds reflected in Willis

My flickr contact James Beard posted this dramatic image of the older Lloyds building reflected in the newer glass-skinned Willis building in London, UK taken with his Canon 6D.


The Little Food City That Could

Charlottesville residents have long known of the wonderful food we enjoy here. But, in recent years, the rest of the nation is increasingly taking notice of a city whose food quality outsizes its population.  192 more words


London at dusk

My flickr contact James Beard shot this on a bridge looking at at the London skyline at dusk. Very nice image, done with a Canon 6D. 19 more words


Butterscotch Budino

Let’s face it… the Italian name for anything just sounds better, si? Case in point – Butterscotch Budino versus Butterscotch Pudding… precisely. 890 more words


Chicago Restaurants Dominate James Beard Semifinalists

For restaurants, there’s no higher honor given than the James Beard Foundation Awards.

The foundation just announced its list of semifinalists and Chicago was well represented! 45 more words


Solid showing for NOLA among 2015 James Beard Award semifinalists

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - The James Beard Foundation has released its list of semifinalists for the 2015 Restaurant and Chef Awards. New Orleans was well-represented with 12 nominations in all. 175 more words