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Wine Dinner, continued

on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 19:28
great little restaurant!!

Dine with Odessa!

on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 01:55

Enjoy an in-depth once in a lifetime dining experience, and for only $40 including high end wines that have been graciously donated.  Chef Odessa Piper (with some help from Didi Emmons) will prepare a three-course meal as a fundraiser that supports the CSA Connect Classes held at Haley House through NOFA (Northeastern Organic Farming Assoc).  Wines have been donated by Odessa's husband (a wine-importer).
Odessa is a James Beard award winning chef.  She owned and ran L'Etoile restaurant in Madison Wisconsin for over 30 years.

SEAFOOD THROWDOWN AT BOSTON LOCAL FOOD FEST

on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 19:04

SKATE - A SLEEPER OF A FISH

On October 7th, I was one of two MC’s for the Seafood Throwdown at the Boston Local Food Festival.  There were many young movers and shakers in the sustainable food industry, giving me evidence that this world may be okay when I'm gone.  Example: Jared Auerbach owns a sustainable fish wholesale biz. He explained that he is alerted the minute a single (sustainable) fish is caught and where exactly its caught thanks to the remote tagging scanner used by fishermen/women.

The Worth of Eva and Didi

on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 17:54

The Worth of Eva and Didi

It was a day like any other.  As I often do, I was cooking dinner in Eva’s crammed kitchen stimulated with dozens of fragrant herbs and greens, using organic but mysterious fridge scraps and infused stocks from her fridge.   But this time the dinner was to be served in a fancy home, and they would shell out $5000.  The dinner was arranged at an auction fundraiser at Silverbrook Farm in New Bedford.

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