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Three Days of Tea: Five Questions with Cynthia Gold


Barr and I know what we are getting all of the tea lovers on our list this year: Culinary Tea by Cynthia Gold and Lise Stern. Over the next three days, we will introduce you to the book’s authors, offer up some excellent tea-based recipes and finish with a book giveway on Tuesday. Cynthia Gold, […]

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Five Questions with Michelle Pfennighaus


Michelle Pfennighaus is a health and wellness coach and yoga instructor.  She was featured in Lemonade, an inspirational documentary about advertising professionals who lost their jobs and found their calling.  Unlike most of the Lemonade stars, when Pfennighaus was laid off from a major Boston-based advertising agency, she was thrilled. Inspired by the personal experience […]

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5 Questions: Chef John Platt from Q’s in Boulder


Q’s, located in the historic Boulderado Hotel, is a classic Colorado establishment. You won’t hear the thumping of techno music as this is a serene environment with elegant food and excellent service. Here are Chef John’s answers to the Flavorista 5: 1. What are you currently working on other than making sure the restaurant and […]

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Five Questions with Carleen Haylett


Carleen Haylett is the founder of La Pentola di Rame a unique company bringing top Italian chefs to America to share the culture and traditions of their regional specialties. After spending almost two years working and studying as a chef in Italy, she became determined to bring her experiences with the food and the culture […]

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Five Questions with Kathy Patalsky


Flavorista found Kathy Patalsky via Twitter and we couldn’t be more impressed. Kathy is the creator of The Lunchbox Bunch and the author of a vegan blog called Healthy. Happy. Life. What is your latest project? An amazing California-wellness themed cookbook. It will include vegan recipes, photos, stories and wellness tips. It’s based on my […]

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Five Questions with Ana Patuleia Ortins


I had the pleasure of interviewing Ana Patuleia Ortins, author of Portuguese Homestyle Cooking, when I was researching an article on Portuguese cooking.  She is a first generation descendant of Portuguese immigrants from the Alto Alentejo region.  Ana grew up with culinary traditions attached to the food of her ancestors and graduated from culinary school, fine tuning […]

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“Five Questions” with Adam Platt


My long time friend Adam, whom I met while living in Washington, D.C. is a restaurant critic and food writer for New York magazine.  I have shared some wonderful meals with Adam and he taught me how to order sushi. He also makes a killer Chinese sesame noodle dish (we’ll have to talk him out of the recipe). As a child, […]

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“Five Questions” with Marsha Cade


An ardent supporter of artisan and local foods, Marsha Cade is the first Flavorista to be highlighted in our "Five Questions" feature. What is your latest project? My business partner, Caragh Whalen, and I recently launched a new e-commerce site RegionalBest.com offering some of the best local foods from across the country: Crab cakes from Maryland, […]

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