Tag Archives: Food and Wine

Photo of the Day-After the Harvest

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Small Town America Arises and Eats Well

For people like me who grow up in major metropolitan areas, living in a small town (Huntington has a population just under 50,000) is an adjustment. When I first moved here five years ago I easily noticed what was missing. But … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Sunset at Wine and All That Jazz

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Some Best Places to Eat

We are foodies, no bones about it. I’m a pretty good cook but Graham is so much better and while I can make some good chow, he can serve a dinner that many homestyle restaurants can’t. So when we travel, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day-Stainless Wine Storage

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Tipping in Paris

I have mentioned several times that I enjoyed meeting Richard Nahem in Paris on my last trip there. Richard is a New Yorker who moved to Paris years ago when he went to visit and fell in love with the … Continue reading

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What’s the Diff: Tourist vs Traveler????????????

Dictionary definitions are almost the same but in reality there is a huge difference between a tourist and a traveler: their mindset; their goal and purpose for the trip. A tourist is someone who is interested in seeing a place. … Continue reading

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Bistro Time in Huntington, West Virginia

Anyone and everyone who has eaten at Mark Cross’s 21 Club inside the Frederick knew that Chef Jason’s cooking was worth any parking issue encountered to enjoy a quality meal downtown. Now that Jason Oesterreicher has opened Chef Jason’s Du … Continue reading

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Fab and Fun Fresh Food Fests

GET READY!!!!!  As the farms begin to produce and the summer festivals are beginning to loom on the horizon, I thought it would be anticipatory to look at where some of the best yummies will be. WHERE THE WILD THINGS … Continue reading

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What do you eat each week? from WVFarm2u

A few years ago I received an email photo essay that I wish I had saved. I search the web and found something similar. Time Magazine’s What the World Eats compares weekly grocery purchases–the items and the cost—for families in a number … Continue reading

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