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Chef Chat with Matt – Jody Adams

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

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Jody Adams Rialto 1 Bennett Street Cambridge, MA www.rialto-restaurant.com  Trade 540 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA www.trade-boston.com  By Matt Robinson From Seasons to Hamersley’s to Michaela’s to her own legendary Harvard Square base and her latest Seaport adventure Trade, Jody Adams’ ventures and venues are as diverse and far-reaching as her cooking talents. A James Beard [...]


Chef Chat with Matt – Karen Akunowicz of Myers & Chang

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

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Matt Robinson chats with Chef Karen Akunowicz Restaurant:  Myers & Chang   www.myersandchang.com Having risen from “the swamps of Jersey,” Karen Akunowicz is now “The Boss” at one of Boston’s longest-running dining duets- Myers & Chang. Having started in hospitality as a bartender and manager, the UMass grad was eventually drawn to the flame and enrolled [...]


Katie Barszcz brings the best of her “wicked small” kitchen to yours

Monday, January 7th, 2013

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       You Can’t Beet This Chef! Katie Barszcz brings the best of her “wicked small” kitchen to yours By Matt Robinson Whoever said too many cooks spoilt the broth never met Katie Barszcz. Though she has become well known for her popular blog, The Small Boston Kitchen (www.onceuponasmallbostonkitchen.blogspot.com), Barszcz is making an even bigger name [...]


Eat With Your Stomach, Not Your Brain – An Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

  I was fortunate enough to interview Dr. Brian Wansink, lead author to over 100 academic articles and books, including his best-seller Mindless Eating. Dr. Wansink spent a lifetime studying the reasons for the decisions people make when they eat.  Whether you are someone who is interested in losing weight, or even a nutrition expert, [...]


A Little Bit of Napa… Just down the road in Massachusetts

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

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MA Wine and Cheese Trail story A Little Bit of Napa… Just down the road in Massachusetts by Edie Ravenelle Before you shed too many tears over Labor Day’s unofficial end to summer daytrips to the beach, program your GPS to some inland Massachusetts destinations that will delight your scenic senses, and your inner sommelier.  [...]


Wild Salmon with Low-Fat Lemon Dill Sauce & Roasted Asparagus- from the Meal Maven

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Wild Salmon with Low-Fat Lemon Dill Sauce & Roasted Asparagus *The preparation of this delicious healthy meal all takes place in under 30 minutes! Get organized and it will be easy.  Serves 4 4, 6-8 oz wild salmon fillets with skin 4 T non-fat plain Greek style yogurt   3 T Dijon mustard (add less for [...]