Archive | June, 2011

Aebelskivers with Amanda Loveless

I met Amanda several years back, when we both served on the board for Creative Fresno (Amanda still serves). Her husband, Steve, went to high school with Kim. When I first started talking about the Legacy Project with Kim, she mentioned Amanda’s affinity for baking—what we didn’t know at the time was her deep connection […]

Legacy Project: An Introduction

It started with berrocks. Since that dinner, I’ve been fixated on tradition, and on understanding the role it plays in establishing or reinforcing “food culture.” I’ve also been reflecting on the impact of living at such a fast pace—in a society that’s reliant on fast food and microwaves. I wonder, what will happen to the […]

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A lot of wine

I don’t like to brag1, but I really do have an awesome job. Thursday night I was working late, and I received a text from Chris (sommelier and co-owner of Trelio): You want to be a professional wine judge tomorrow…had a judge drop off… I received the same invitation last year (also the night before, […]

Anniversary Eats: Hot City Barbecue (Los Banos)

By now you probably know that Kim and I celebrated our anniversary a week or so ago. And I’ve mentioned in the last few posts that we actually have two anniversaries; the friend that we asked to marry us was not able to obtain the proper credentials from the county, so we faked the formal […]