Nonna’s In The Kitchen! As a foodie, I love this story: a great restaurant on Staten Island has hired Grandmas from all around the world to cook for him – and keep their family recipes alive for generations to come!… Read More ›
Time To Welcome Mark Wahlberg To Chicago – With My Bacon-And-Egg iPhone! Here’s a quick story about my celebrity encounter with Mark Wahlberg – sitting on the terrace overlooking Chicago’s river! First, the picture above is the Chicago river from… Read More ›
Molly Ringwald Calls Out Her 80’s John Hughes Movies! Bill Maher Gives Much Needed Perspective! “Sixteen Candles” Takes On “Real Time!”
Molly Ringwald “Reviews” Her 80’s Teen Comedies – And The Internet Explodes! An interesting controversy has erupted in entertainment, based on an article that Actress Molly Ringwald wrote for The New Yorker. In the article, she revisits several of her… Read More ›
The Who! Robbie Williams! Stevie Wonder! White Rabbits! Walk The Moon! Songs With A “W” “Won’t Get Fooled Again!”
Time For A Big Smile! Stevie Wonder’s Got Something To Say! For my look at songs in the letter “W”, I had to start with the legendary Stevie Wonder, and one of his most joyous songs: Stevie Wonder – “Don’t… Read More ›
“Music In The Key Of Q”! Classic Queen! Legendary Boy Bands! Offbeat Gems! Freddie Mercury’s Creative Madness!
Music With A “Q”! So Much More Than Queen! But “Killer Queen” Of Course! I wanted to share some songs with the letter “Q”, either songs or Artists using this letter – and of course, the iconic band Queen is… Read More ›
Del Griffith Says “Happy Thanksgiving 2017!” “Planes, Trains And Automobiles!” The Greatest Turkey Day Film Of All Time!
“Six bucks and my right nut says we’re not landing in Chicago.” Where shall we begin? Oh, how about this way: “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” This is the late John Hughes’s masterpiece, and the single best film ever made about… Read More ›
“Vespertine”! LA’s Best Restaurant! Food As Art! Food As Theater! The Mad Creativity Of Wizard Chef Jordan Kahn!
First, look at the dish above. This is NOT a winterscape – IT IS A PLATE OF FOOD. So is this: Now, here is the “statement of purpose” from the restaurant that serves them: “Vespertine is a gastronomical experiment seeking… Read More ›