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It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible. In order to learn, children need to be nourished. The Lunchbox Fund ensures that every child is equipped to embrace the future and change it for the better.” — Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu Every day, around 12 or 1 pm, I […]

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When I started this blog over the summer, I had high aspirations and big goals about where this platform might take me. Unfortunately, I did not have the time to invest in those big ideas, and i began to feel stagnant. I spent much of December and January making a point to write (daily, if […]

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Thanksgiving is just one week away, but for me, the holiday season has already begun. You see, we celebrated our 2nd anniversary (with an incredible meal at Clifton Inn) the first weekend of November; flew to Texas for my Grandad’s 80th birthday party the second weekend on November; and traveled to Providence and Boston last […]

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No art ever came out of not risking your neck. And risk – experiment – is a considerable part of the joy of doing, which is the lone, simple reason all [writers] are willing to work as hard as they do. The open mind and the receptive heart – which are at last and with fortune’s […]


The advice I like to give to young chefs, or really anybody who’ll listen to me, is not to wait around for inspiration. Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightening to strike in […]


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