Yama Beef Inc

Posted on June 14, 2006 Under Food

While you're at it with the Fuego 01, why not get your Dad's new grill started right with some of the finest, most mouthwatering steaks you will ever have the fortune to taste. Yama Beef Inc, in Mabank, TX, will…

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Simple Coffee

Posted on June 12, 2006 Under Food

Attention all coffee lovers! I just came across this fantastic grassroots start-up coffee company called Simple Coffee that is based on the principles of "better trade and honestly organic values." Simple Coffee, founded by three 23-year old entrepreneurs, prides itself…

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Tokyo: Rainbow Roll Sushi

Posted on May 23, 2006 Under Food

Restaurants in the homeland aren’t what one might expect. Although soba and udon are daily fare at the thousands of noodle shops spread across Tokyo and nabe (a sort of rice stew made with fish or meat and vegetables) is…

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Ancient Fast Food: Ginza Seamon

Posted on May 13, 2006 Under Food, Travel

When hungry foreigners first descend upon Tokyo, sushi is often high on their list. Noodle counters seem more plentiful than sushi bars in Tokyo, but for either fare one had better have some inside knowledge to be certain you’ll taste…

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Posted on March 29, 2006 Under Food

I don't usually drink coffee, so early mornings can be especially hard--Until I was given a sample of Zipfizz, a healthy new energy drink mix that only has 10 calories, no sugar, and includes 25 nutrients, antioxidants, and electrolytes. All…

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Crummy Brothers Cookies

Posted on December 26, 2005 Under Food

My readers' suggestion that this site should include occasional posts from guest writers seemed like a great idea, but I sure didn't expect it to happen quite so quickly. The day before Christmas, my family was the lucky recipient of…

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Berlin: Monsieur Vuong

Posted on June 22, 2005 Under Food, Travel

Monsieur Vuongs is a wonderful Vietnamese restaurant, tucked away on a side street in Mitte. A red awning, and several rows of tables and benches are in front, under a bright red awning. A local friend took me here my…

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Moto, Chicago

Posted on February 4, 2005 Under Food

Everyone seems to be talking about this guy Homaro Cantu, who serves edible photos and sushi prepared on his i560 ink jet printer in his restaurant Moto in Chicago. There is a New York Times article about him and his…

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Posted on December 16, 2004 Under Food

Gift buyers and chocolate lovers beware of BLOOMSBERRY & CO, these witty bars are sure to be a hit. These designer chocolates are made by a creative husband and wife team in Christ Church New Zealand; wife as chef and…

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