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Great reads worth digesting

I love to read. I love to travel. I love food. I love all 3 combined. Sound familiar? So what’s a girl (or guy) to do when you can’t carry Thomas Keller’s The French Laundry Cookbook in your purse (or manbag) to…

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 1st, 2009
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Dinner of the Decade?

Any dinner billed as The Dinner of the Decade has got to have some weight behind it. Not only does this one have some weight but also some of the most recognized names in Vancouver. David Hawksworth, Hidekazu Tojo,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 16th, 2008
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Gordon Ramsay in TO

I just got a note that Gordon Ramsay, star of Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares, will be in Toronto this month signing copies of his latest cookbook. There is a wristband policy in effect and you can’t get…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 12th, 2008
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Bourdain again.

A little more about literature and show biz than food (but still loads of fun) Bourdain, this time, talks to the AV Club in this feature article. Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Friday, January 11th, 2008
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Sunday was a long morning…

Sunday was a long morning. Nursing a post-Shiraz hangover, I slump into Savory Coast to package the wood-fired bread that Chef Romy Prasad created for our new company 700 degrees. Three months in and we’re in Capers and…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, April 10th, 2007
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Don Wong

Ben recently mentioned our new friend Don from 700 Degrees, the artisan breads by Chef Prasad of Savory Coast Restaurant. Don’s passion is gourmet foods made with local ingredients and is a huge believer in the…

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Posted by: on Monday, March 26th, 2007
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Bourdain on TV Chefs

Anthony Bourdain is the guest contributor over at food author Michael Ruhlman’s blog, and once again he’s ranting about the state of chefdom and food television. Bourdain’s post begins “I actually…

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Posted by: on Saturday, February 10th, 2007
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Hot Bread

Imagine you are working away in your office on a cold January morning and in walks a nice lady loaded with warm fresh bread for you to eat, no strings attached. Yes, this really happened to us. Now, just because you give…

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Posted by: on Friday, January 12th, 2007
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Beefin’ It Up

Yesterday Mark and I sat on a panel on branding at the Sysco Awards trade show. While preparing for the show we revisited our 2005 holiday greeting “Beefin’ Up the Holidays with Betty Fuller“. If…

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Posted by: on Friday, October 6th, 2006
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Tony Bourdain stranded in Beirut

According to Slashfood, Anthony Bourdain and his crew have become trapped in Beirut while shooting an upcoming episode of his Travel Channel show, No Reservations. Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 20th, 2006
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How the French Fry Eggs

Forget everything you were ever told about cooking an egg. This morning I spent almost twenty minutes lovingly preparing mine – French style. In one pan I slowly melted butter on the lowest setting my stove could…

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Posted by: on Friday, July 7th, 2006
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Food Geeks, Addiction & Other Nasty Bits

“There’s nothing more annoying than food geeks taking photos of their plates of food and posting them on their blog.” I nearly choked on my sip of ice cold Pale Ale on Sunday night when I heard…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 14th, 2006
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Props to Chef Eric

Mark and I have been cooking successfully for years, but never with any formal training. Last year we decided it would be a good thing to take a class or two and enrolled in the basics of French cooking classes offered at…

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Posted by: on Saturday, May 13th, 2006
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Never Order Fish On Mondays…

With both cooking and fiction books to his credit, Anthony Bourdain is somewhat of a hero and inspiration to many of us at IBC. During my recent vacation I finally read A Cook’s Tour which was an addictive read…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 12th, 2006
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