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More video on the creative economy

Third in our series on how the culinary arts participate in the creative economy.

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A sound now sweet

About fifteen years ago I was asked by Dan Blumenthal to help cook at the March of Dimes Star Chef… Continue reading »

We didn't eat here either. Mostly because it was a furniture store, but also because of the name.

Tan, rested and ready. (not really tan, but peeling)

It had been a while since my last real “vacation,” a real long while. So when Kitty’s boss suggested that… Continue reading »


In the pit

My “day off” is Tuesday. Usually that means that I only work about 8 hours because I suffer from the… Continue reading »

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More on the creative economy

This is the second video in a series about how the culinary world contributes to the Mississippi creative economy. Kudos… Continue reading »


Daddy, where do specials come from? (episode 1)

Well, when a chef and his ingredients really, really love each other… In this week’s installation of “The Evolution of… Continue reading »


Seeing “Chef”

I’ve seen the movie Chef twice now. I’ll probably see it again and will buy it when it comes out… Continue reading »

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Our culinary creativity catches up

Mississippi has long been known as cradle of creative culture. 2014 has been proclaimed the Year of the Creative Economy…. Continue reading »


Twitter Forum 6/16, 7PM

The culinary product is a very important part of any region’s creative economy. Yet, I believe, it is often overlooked…. Continue reading »

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Hangin’ with Andrew Zimmern

Thought you might like to check this out. A couple of years ago Andrew Zimmern (the Bizarre Foods guy) was… Continue reading »

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