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Ahh, Yes. I’ll Have the Risotto: Review of ‘Chef’

chef square

I wonder what John Leguizamo is looking at.

Rated R, 114 minutes (watched 6/14/14)

Chef isn’t going to be listed among the great artist achievements of the early 21st Century, but it’s nothing if not a fun, engaging and downright tasty way to spend a summer afternoon. Just be sure you eat before the movie, otherwise you’ll leave starving. Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Front Line (of the Cupcake Wars)

The Food Network program “Cupcake Wars” is generic, a little boring and repetitive (and I say this as a FN junkie). On the other hand, staging your own Cupcake War over the long Fourth of July weekend, complete with time limits, tight budgets and a distinguished panel of judges is  at least seventeen different kinds of awesome. The results below are pretty incredible, especially for six amateurs. Continue reading

Lunch

Apparently I watch too much Food Network