I’m feeling guilty that I didn’t hand-select my 5 favorite blog missives for this post. (“Then why didn’t you do it? Lazy blogger! Boo!”) But I like the idea of letting the numbers decide my Top 5 Posts for 2012. It was surprising and very curious to see what resonated the most. But next year [More]
IFBC Wine Pairing with Jameson Fink from Idea Farmer on Vimeo. As the Wine Editor for Foodista, I had the pleasure of leading a food and wine pairing adventure at the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC) in Portland, Oregon. In an attempt to break out of the “pair x food with y wine ” rut, [More]
Wrapped up the conference drinking Dry Wit from The Pike Brewing Company poured by none other than Charles and Rose Ann Finkel. I also enjoyed a bevy of food truck offerings, my favorite being pizza from Veraci for taste and the shortness of the line. I was pleased to have a brick oven pizza with just [More]
Day two volunteering at IFBC was all about non-stop heavy lifting: tables, chairs, wine, water, plates, and the like. I worked my ass off! The highlight of the day for me was helping Ethan and Angela Stowell plate about 250 beef carpaccio in 40 minutes for a stampeding hoard of bloggers. This was made much [More]
What a whirlwind volunteering at the IFBC! Unpacked hundreds of copies of Eating Local, sliced 300 buns for Jason Wilson’s delicious black cod “BLT”, met all kinds of people, including Morgan Spurlock. Can’t wait for day two; I believe I will be opening an ungodly amount of wine bottles and assisting chefs. See you there! [More]
I’ll be volunteering for the next three days at the International Food Blogger Conference. I have no idea what I’ll be doing but I plan on having a damn good time and meeting a ton of people! Look for frequent updates on Twitter.