The Model Bakery in Napa Valley

The Model Bakery

English Muffins and I go way back.  The were repeatedly offered to me and unenthusiastically accepted as a form of breakfast nourishment as an adolescent.  They even made random appearance at dinner, under the guise of English Muffin Pizzas. Personally, I’m not really a fan of them.  Smothering it in sauce and cheese and calling…

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Snapshots from Le Fooding Brooklyn Fling: Campfire Session #2


When the chance came to reconnect with the food and chefs that we fell in love with while on our honeymoon in Paris, Asheley and I jumped on board.  Better yet, it was happening right here close to home in Brooklyn!  Chef Daniel Rose of Spring Restaurant, Chef Inaki Aizpitarte of Le Chateaubriand, and even…

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I’m Back!


I know, I know, it’s been a while.  Too long.  I’ve been kept pretty busy lately with getting married, having the most amazing gastronomic honeymoon in Paris one could ask for… you know, just a typical July.  There are so many pictures, experiences, and memories to share, it is difficult to find a place to…

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Bachelor Party Food Fest

Fish Tacos

Holy crap, I’m getting married today!  Right now my soon-to-be wife and her maidens are getting their hair and make-up done, so I figured, what better way to start off my day than writing a quick post.   Last weekend my buddies and I went down to Atlantic City for the big bad bachelor party.  A…

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The Big Surprise at the Big E


This past weekend my fiance and I ventured up to the Big E, held in West Springfield, MA.  As a child growing up on Long Island, I’ve been to “fairs” before. Held in big parking lots, there were several rides, carnival games, the typical carnival food, and maybe some small show or animal petting exhibit….

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