Dinner Party Etiquette for the 21st Century

Show up with lots of wine

We are all guilty of a few etiquette indiscretions once in a while.  It seems, however, in the digital era of meet-ups via twitter (tweetups), business by blog, and “friending” on facebook, the rules of the game are changing. Can you remember the last time you received a hard-copy embossed, formal invitation to anything besides a wedding?

Don't pick your nose

Just because you didn’t receive a paper invite to dinner doesn’t mean the rules should be […]

Dive Dining in Detroit: White Castle and The Booby Trap

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Scene from the Heidelberg Project

I had the surprising pleasure of spending three days in Detroit recently. I say surprising because, to be honest, I was not looking forward to it, but I came away longing for more time in the sorrowfully-beautiful city. Detroit has old-world sophistication and pockets of thriving culture nestled in cachets amongst the rubble wrought by a ravaged economy. It’s an old-soul kind of a city- every novel experience carries with it a sense of nostalgia for […]

I WON Project Food Blog* !!! (*not really)

But Salty, how is that possible? It’s not even over! (Plus, we all seem to remember you getting eliminated- did you finally lick the brown acid off the spherified slice of encapsulated pie?) I know, I know, but really, it’s true- winner winner chicken dinner right here over in my little single-wide slice of cyberspace- how about you? Are you a winner too?

Here’s the thing. Project Food Blog, hosted by Foodbuzz, was/is a contentious contest that generated a shitstorm of […]

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