Tag Archives: Julia Child

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Booth One, Chicago, April 2018

Way back on October 1, 1938, a restaurant called The Pump Room opened in a hotel that was then called The Ambassador East. Over the next 40 years or so, virtually every celebrity that passed […]

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Bar Boulud, New York, November 2017

I spent a few days just before Thanksgiving on a family visit to New York City. Not everyone in my family is a foodie, so 3-hour meals at 3-Michelin Star restaurants were not an option. […]

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Oriole Flies High in the Culinary Sky

There’s a new restaurant in town that will almost certainly join the ranks of the Michelin-starred best. It’s named in homage to Baltimore and is quite a challenge to find even with a state-of-the-art GPS or […]

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A Barge Cruise on the Burgundy Canal, Day 2, Part 2, Tanlay to Lézinnes

If you wonder why Valeria and I fell in love with barge cruising, consider this: it took three fairly lengthy blog posts to cover the first 24 hours of the trip and our boat, La Belle […]

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