Author Archives: Kristen

I’m Moving!

Well, virtually, anyways. It has been brought to my attention that my current domain (amateurgourmet.wordpress.com) may be causing some confusion for those looking for Adam Robert’s site, http://www.amateurgourmet.com, (which you should also check out). So, I’ve switched domains. Don’t worry! … Continue reading

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Food Photos

Sometimes looking at food is better than reading about it… so please enjoy some wonderfully delicious looking photos of food by Emily Gilbert of E.Gilbert Photography. Check out more of her photos here. Happy Eating.

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The Melting Pot

There are certain dishes that seem to have been lost in time, destined to stay in a specific decade, never to be resurrected. One my favorites is fondue. A dish that screams 1974, in an olive-green pot over an open … Continue reading

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Truly Serendipitous

This is the final installment of the Amateur Foodie Travels… for now at least. I figured I would save this one for last, not because it was a hole-in-the-wall find… quite the opposite in fact. In all the time I’ve … Continue reading

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The Convert

Yes, this IS the place from the Will Smith movie Hitch! Rice to Riches, located at 37 Spring Street, between Mott and Mulberry streets in lower Manhattan, is a landmark which specializes in Rice Pudding. Every time I’m inΒ NYC, someone … Continue reading

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Get Lost

Let me tell you a story…Β  The Lost Girls: (left to right) Jen Baggett, Holly Corbett, Amanda Pressner In January 2009, my senior year of college at Syracuse University, I was president of a campus organization which teamed up with … Continue reading

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Colicchio & Sons

I’ve said it a million times now, but just in case you missed it: I love Top Chef on Bravo. It is one of my favorite shows, and during my vacation last month, I visited the restaurants of two former … Continue reading

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