Cleaner Laundry

 When friends extended an invitation to join them at The French Laundry, that hallowed ground of gastronomic excess, I was so thrilled I nearly did handsprings. Sure, visions of tripe and other offal danced in my head, but I’d never let a little thing like revulsion stop me from an opportunity to experience Thomas Keller’s realization of the American dream; the rags to riches restaurant now considered one of the best in the world. To do so would be like visiting... Read More

Are You Smarter Than a Sixth Grader?

Birke Baehr: What’s wrong with our food system | Video on  Read More

Glimpse: Art Basel, Miami

At Miami’s Art Basel, certain images are worth a thousand words. And many more dollars. We discovered this thought provoking piece in NADA while searching out other recommendations from the High Museum of Art‘s dashing new curator of modern and contemporary art, Michael Rooks.  Read More

Believe Nothing

 “Believe nothing.
No matter 
where you read it, or who said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with you own reason and your own common sense."

               - Buddha

“The same molecules
that make up the food
we consume become
the molecules of our
minds and bodies.
So, unless you grow
your own food, you
should choose a
farmer as carefully as
 you choose your 
doctor or pastor.”

  _ Tim Willey, Farmer
             Madera CA
 “If man made it… don’t eat





        - Jack LaLanne

  “If we are
 always arriving and
 departing, it is also
 true that we are 
 eternally anchored. 
 One's destination is 
 never a place but 
 rather a new way of 
 looking at things."

           - Henry Miller
  “The rest of the
 world lives to eat…
 I eat to live.”
- Socrates
“Teachers open the door, 

you must enter by 


         - Chinese proverb

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