“Hitch Hiking” Through The Urban Jungle! For part four of my series of “Hitch Hiking” – a cool hike followed by a classic Hitchcock thriller – I decided an urban hike would be good for the film being discussed: the… Read More ›
New York City
Welcome To 54 Blocks Of Broadway! What did I do when I had a day to myself in New York? Walked 54 blocks of Broadway of course… New York’s Broadway is one of the world’s most iconic thoroughfares, a street… Read More ›
A Childish “Redbone!” Hole’s “Rock Star!” The Boss “Rising”! Todd Bangs His Drum! “Music With An R” Includes A Mesmerizing Diana Ross / Usher Duet!
Songs With An “R” Are Dramatic! Raucous! Full Of Love – Courtney That Is! I had a great time looking at songs “with an R” because they cover a wide range of music, including one of the best songs of… 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 ›
Cooking The World’s Most Scientific Food! el Bulli’s Amazing Molecular Magic! Meet The “Sorcerer’s Apprentices!”
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A Starburst Sunrise! While this looks like a spectacular image from outer space, it’s not a solar system, it’s food! Time to celebrate the molecular wizardry of Chef Ferran Adria! For years, Chef Adrià’s Spanish restaurant…
Chicago’s Incredible Roister! Brined Fried Chicken Sandwich! Amazing Fried Bologna Sandwich! Chef Grant Achatz Goes Casual!
The Best Fried Chicken Sandwich You Will Ever Taste! I didn’t want to bury my lead, so here is the most amazing sandwich you will ever eat – oh, except of course for this one: A Fried Bologna Sandwich! Yes,… Read More ›
A List So Large It Could Fill A Theater THIS BIG! Yes, my “Movie A-Z” countdown has hit another letter packed with classic films. It seems like every time I post I leave something great off due to the limitation… Read More ›
Albert Brooks! “Lost In America” Criterion Collection! Three More Great Reasons To Love Him – “Taxi Driver” For One!
Albert Brooks Gets “Lost” Again! Actor/Director Albert Brooks posted this note on Twitter, letting fans know that The Criterion Collection is releasing a new, expanded blu-ray edition of his 1985 comic gem “Lost In America!” “You couldn’t change your life… Read More ›
Time To Celebrate Movies – In A Delicious Way! Yes, a dish that pays homage to the “yellow brick road” in “The Wizard Of Oz”, and how about a cannoli from “The Godfather?” Welcome To Hollywood’s Glorious Past – Thanks… Read More ›
My Movie Alphabet! Yes, the poster art says “Vol. 2” – because I missed the first “go-round” on this fun exercise in cinema! A movie for every letter of the alphabet – who can refuse? For many of us, this… Read More ›