Category Archives: culinary

Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like, Episode 6, The Kids Are Alright

The store is literally surrounded by college dorms.  Some of our customers are the new generation of yuppies.  Some give me hope and remind me of my early culinary experiences.  Details at Medium. https://medium.com/@martinjohnson_76387/life-on-aisle-2-this-is-what-plan-c-looks-like-episode-6-the-kids-are-alright-e67de93df70c Advertisements

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Can You Have a Relationship in New York City Without Dating

This spring I met somebody…somebody special.  But we’re both New Yorkers and these days you have to work almost 24/7 to keep a job and keep your head above water.  We like each other a lot but there’s been almost … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Working in Cheese and Working in Beer

So what’s the difference between working in cheese and working in beer? I get that question about once a week from my regulars at the store, and my answer depends on how much time I think they have.  If they … Continue reading

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The Do Over #02: Anger

Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional, financial and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of musings trying parse the difference between now … Continue reading

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56

I turned 56 this week, and received several hundred well wishes on social media.  This is how I thanked my friends. *** Fifty Six isn’t the sort of milestone birthday that 40 or 50 or 60 is, but this birthday … Continue reading

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An Interesting Week at The Root

After a slow month, I got back into the groove at The Root with features on food, film and business. On Melba Wilson on Melba’s, her new cookbook, how soul food is the basis for American comfort food and how … Continue reading

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At The Root on Five Wines fit for a Thanksgiving Feast

DLynn Proctor shares the knowledge http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2015/11/_5_wines_that_are_perfect_for_thanksgiving_dinner.html

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