Chez Panisse

Jan and I have been wanting to eat at Chez Panisse for about fifteen years. We’ve eaten at the upstairs cafe many times and each occasion has been especially memorable in one way or another, but we have never eaten at the restaurant — until now! The cafe...

Death at Welfleet

So the murder mystery is under construction. We are at Ponsonby Manor in Welfleet, Suffolk. It is December 24th 1938. Half of Europe is preparing for the long dark nights of war and the other half is partying like there is no tomorrow. We have secret research stations...

Bouncing Back

Well – that was a bad week! First, I come as close as anything to getting offered a job finally after seven months only to have it snatched away again at the last minute as a company-wide hiring freeze is implemented the same day they decide to hire me! So no...

I bow to the egg champion

It has been brought to my attention that not everyone was happy with my comments about EotMEotE. Apparently some thought my remarks in questionable taste (see comments for previous entry). But what can they have meant? Of COURSE my tongue is in my cheek! Where else...

Food Blog Power!

Wow! Not content with hosting real live events that draw our community together (IMBB (the first and still foremost), SHF, WBW, Paper Chef, even the tongue-firmly-in-cheek EoMEoTE) we now have also taken action (well – we in this case is Kate from the Accidental...