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“You know it’s good food when you’re too busy to talk” – VOLT Restaurant

I love the show Top Chef, and here is why: Top Chef puts a spot light on the culinary arts and chefs in ways that no other show does. It also brings attention to these talented culinary artists who would … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Simplicity

Soup. A simple food item, often accompanying a salad or sandwich. However, making it is far from the simplicity of the final product.

Though I am not a giant soup connoisseur, and the extent of my soup preparation usually involves a can opener and a tin can, I figured I’d give it a whirl. Continue reading

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Fellow Foodies Welcome

My life is food.

I don’t mean that I simply like food, but that it is literally my life.

I grew up in a world that revolved around food. I blame my somewhat diluted Italian heritage for this. Holidays, celebrations, family gatherings, days ending in ‘y’ – you name it, food took center stage.

Not that I am complaining about this upbringing. My parents and grandparents took pride in the fact that I’ve never been a picky eater, and was always able to order for myself in a restaurant, even at the age of 5. I wasn’t the type of kid you took to a restaurant and had to ask the waitress, “Do you serve hot dogs?” (not that I dislike hot dogs…). Chances are, if you put it on the plate in front of me, I’d eat it. Seafood, pasta, mystery meat in the cafeteria, it didn’t matter.

My name is Kristen, and I am a foodie. Continue reading

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