Monthly Archive for January, 2009

New York System Weiners

Avid eaters love these. Nutritionists, needless to say, are appalled. This recipe is adapted from one by Guy Fieri, a FoodTV chef. 2 tablespoons margarine or butter 1 large yellow onion, minced and divided in two 1-2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon paprika, preferably smoked Spanish-style ¼  teaspoon ground all spice ½  teaspoon curry powder [...]

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Kansas City is burnishing its reputation as a major cultural center of what bi-coastal sophisticates unfairly demean as “flyover country”. They should make time for a stopover. K.C. isn’t just barbecue, stockyards, and jazz anymore. Downtown, industrial loft buildings are being recycled into housing, retail, restaurants, and entertainment and sports venues. They complement the handsome [...]

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Travel Tip: Airplane Seating

Q: What’s the safest place on the plane? A: In the back. Q: Why not the front? A: That’s where the mountains are.

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Eating In Paris

With the dollar still wobbly against the euro, the “where d’ya wanna eat?” question is more fraught than it’s been in years. Still, devout foodies can’t alight in the City of Chefs vowing to eat only in cafeterias and McD. Our solution was putting together meals from street markets – bread, cheese, charcuterie, tomatoes, rotisserie [...]

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Las Vegas: The End Is Near

For further evidence that the final gasps of the American Century are nigh, consider these notes from my last visit a few years ago to Faux City (I was paid to go): * Outside the window of my no-name hotel was a structure resembling the Eiffel Tower, sitting atop the Paris Opera House and a fragment [...]

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Where In The World……..?

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