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By Laura Stec

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About this blog: I've been attracted to food for good and bad reasons for many years. From eating disorder to east coast culinary school, food has been my passion, profession & nemesis. I've been a sugar addict, a 17-year vegetarian, a food and en...  (More)

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Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love
May 1, 2016 12:31 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,346

It started off as a casual fling.

Friday night Appy Hour at the Vatican. An "early" 8 o'clock Bucatini Amatriciana dinner. A weekend drive to the Adriatic.... More
An Earth Day Toast
Apr 22, 2016 10:22 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 2,079


It’s Earth Day, April 22nd.

Time again to celebrate how lucky we are to live on such a beautiful planet.

Sometimes I am critical of human looks; if... More
Local Flavor
Apr 15, 2016 8:49 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,070


The Food Party! has been keeping it local lately.

Rendezvous Café and Catering

Hidden away east of 101 is a relatively new café called... More
Let Men Pay
Apr 8, 2016 1:46 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 3,497


I was at Rossotti's for Friday happy hour last week, along with all the Apple 40-year anniversary folks running around the backyard, acting all ==I Think Different.... More
Picnic Pleasures
Mar 31, 2016 9:03 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,995


The pleasure of a picnic lies somewhere between genteel society and raw nature. Pepper-crusted salmon, watermelon radish and Humboldt Fog dot plaid blankets laid... More
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