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Avocado and Aged Goat Cheese

How can the “greatest city in the world” be bereft of decent quality avocados? I have no idea. This is why I left New York for California. Well, there were a few other reasons. But certainly liberating our larder from overly expensive, rock-hard avocados that mocked our guacamole-eating needs was a significant one. Imagine my jubilation when I cut into this perfect, pliant fruit within a few days of arriving on the Best Coast. [Read more…]

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I just returned from the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference in Austin, TX. Among the many gustatory highlights of exploring the city—taco trucks, cocktails at Peche, the Tears of Joy hot sauce shop—I enjoyed a dinner at Parkside with… [Read more…]

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