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Entries by One For The Table from 02/2010

Franny and Zooey and J.D. and Me

| Posted 02.04.2010 | Healthy Living

Yesterday, my favorite author died. He was not exactly plucked in the flower of youth, being 91 and all. He also hadn't published anything since short...

Of Rice and Men

| Posted 02.10.2010 | Healthy Living

Rice and love are forever entwined in my mind. Panisse risotto, came to me when I was heart-broken, and led straight to a risotto-adoring Italian whom I fell in love with and married.

The Pressure Of Valentine's Day

| Posted 02.12.2010 | Healthy Living

Whatever happened to the good old days of cutting out simple paper hearts, scarfing down a couple of powdery candies stamped with "Be Mine" on the side, and calling it a day?

My Best Date

| Posted 02.15.2010 | Healthy Living

He apologized and told me the reason he was mad was that there was a surprise, that it couldn't be changed with short notice and I absolutely had to meet him up at Columbia in the next 15 minutes.

All Hail the King Cake

| Posted 02.16.2010 | Healthy Living

This morning as I was headed to work wishing that I was celebrating Fat Tuesday in New Orleans, I walked past the local bakery where I was aghast to see a King Cake in the window for $65!

Why Some Restaurant Grudges Are Worth Giving Up

| Posted 02.23.2010 | Los Angeles

I hold restaurant grudges. Big time. But what happened the first time I went to the Foundry might not have been entirely their fault.