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die happy

While there are a number of foods that I utterly adore – steamed artichokes, unagi, a good Niman Ranch steak, manchego cheese, my mom’s spaghetti, only two can actually transport me to absolute nirvana. I’m talkin’ kill-me-now-and-I’d-die-happy, food-so-good-you’re-afraid-to-eat-because-it-will-then-be-gone kind of sustenance. Yesterday was my second visit to my friend’s restaurant – Yankee Pier in Lafayette. […]

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Bourdain on the brain

Last week’s issue of The Onion had an interview with the bad boy of the kitchen, Anthony Bourdain. An interesting interview, though learned nothing new about this bawdy chef. I mentioned the article to a friend who reminded me of a story Anthony had written about in his book, “A Cook’s Tour,” when he was […]

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