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    Review: Venice on Vine

    So, in the past three months, I’ve been in 5 states and three countries, and had two mailing addresses: in other words, I’ve moved and traveled a LOT. ...

    On January 13, 2010 / By
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    wine me, dine me on Slashfood

    Finally– two articles I interviewed for while I was in Boston in October got published in Slashfood.  They corrected the photo and my URL really quickly– awesome, Slashfood!  ...

    On January 12, 2010 / By
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    Aroma Opened in Kenwood

    Romy Jung’s new venture, Aroma, is now open to the public in Kenwood, near Nordstrom. He just sent me a sample of the menu: Appetizers: Vietnamese Chicken Roll ...

    On January 9, 2010 / By
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    Cincinnati E.A.T.S Announces Winter Venue: The Palace at the Cincinnatian

    Cincinnati E.A.T.S announced its winter venue yesterday– the Cincinnatian. The meal, which is at a fixed price of $36 (including tax and tip), includes three courses. Drinks are ...

    On January 9, 2010 / By
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    New Year’s Resolutions

    Part of me really despises resolutions. First, statistically, they’re pretty much guaranteed to fail. Second, why not just change things midyear? I generally just change things as I ...

    On January 2, 2010 / By
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    Aroma Update

    Just heard from Romy Jung– opening date is January 10th. ...

    On January 2, 2010 / By
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    Bonne Année!

    Happy New Year (from the Champs Elysées!) ...

    On December 31, 2009 / By
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    Looks like Aroma, which was slated to open in early December, won’t open until after the new year. I have a call in to Chef Romy Jung for ...

    On December 31, 2009 / By
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    Leaving on a big train…

    I’m writing this quite literally from somewhere between the Dutch and Belgian borders. Thalys trains provide free wifi in their first class section– and somehow I lucked into ...

    On December 28, 2009 / By
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    Merry Christmas!

    This post comes to you from across the pond, overlooking Rembrandt Square in Amsterdam! Many thanks to John from John Does the Dam for some suggestions as to ...

    On December 25, 2009 / By