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Campfire Yumminess: The Jaffle Iron

I’m always excited when my friends Denise and Darren come to the lake as that means they are bringing their jaffle iron. When they first told me about it I had no fracking clue what they were talking about until I…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Rubin’s Rueben

Started by Brad Rubin, a native Chicagoan with a soft spot for casual family dining and diners of yesteryear, Eleven City Diner takes great pains to create the atmosphere of an authentic Jewish delicatessen/ diner in the…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 24th, 2011
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Karelian Piirakkaa: a new-old twist on sandwiches

Handy, tasty and easy to prepare, the traditional Karelian Piirakkaa is a Finnish staple that’s like a bizarre cross between a sandwich and a pierogi.

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Posted by: on Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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Philly Style

I have recently fallen in love with Philadelphia. The affair has been going on for a year now. The charm, the history but most importantly the food – particularly the infamous Philly cheese steak sandwich. On a recent…

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Posted by: on Saturday, September 18th, 2010
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New Orleans Adventures: Po-Boys

Hidden away on a small side street, mere steps away from the New Orleans Cooking School stands a small po-boy place – Johnny’s. The internet reviews rave: this is THE place for po-boys in NOLA. Johnny De Grusha’s…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
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Salumi: Lucky Seattle

My beef with restaurants that don’t take reservations is that it doesn’t make sense to the customer (me, at least) to stand around and wait when I know where and when I want to eat. But what if it makes sense…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 8th, 2009
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If this is bad, I don’t want to be good.

What is it about guilt that makes it so delicious? Whether it’s sleeping in, watching hours of TV, or listening to Bon Jovi, there’s something indulgent about doing something you’re not supposed to. And…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
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National Grilled Cheese Day

Did you know April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day? Did you know April is National Grilled Cheese Month? There are cascading references to it on the web, but nothing definitive I can point you to.  But that…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 12th, 2008
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The Grains of the Danes

In Denmark there is a lot of great food, but more often than not when the clock strikes noon, Danish people sit down to enjoy some Smørrebrød. Smørrebrød is a traditional Danish open-faced sandwich. It is usually made…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 16th, 2007
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The Best Vietnamese Sandwich in Vancouver

Vietnam and its neighbours suffered terribly under French colonial rule for nearly 100 years, finally ending in the 1950s. But one of the few benefits of this period was the influence French cuisine, with Vietnamese cooks…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 10th, 2006
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