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Me and Meat

[A cow I won’t be eating, on the Bolinas Ridge trail, March 2010.] The wind was whipping about a bit the other night as I crossed over Divis (summer in the city, you continue to pain me) and ran the last few blocks along…

2 August 2010
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From the Harvest

[Pumpkin, barley and root vegetables, November 2008.] For all of my incomprehension about just how exactly we’re right smack in the middle of November and not still ensconced on a deserted beach somewhere along the California coast at the end of July, I’m finally…

19 November 2008
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See You There?

[Not from Ad Hoc, but still pretty good, July 2008.] For ages I’ve been dying to go to Ad Hoc restaurant in Yountville “for the temporary relief of hunger.” It’s one of Thomas Keller’s ventures; originally it was a stop-gap until he finished his…

18 November 2008
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Sunday Dinners

[Dinner a few weeks ago, July 2008.] I haven’t been sleeping well lately. I’ll blame this on probably too much coffee consumed during the course of my waking hours, not enough fruit, and a myriad of boring things including When is that person getting…

20 July 2008