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Desperately seeking pizza

April 29th, 2015 · 13 Comments

Do you make your own pizza crusts? Are you happy with your creations? If so, I need your help! When we were in Auckland last month, we spent several nights enjoying the thin crust pizza at a little restaurant right downstairs in the building where we were staying. It was described as European style pizza. […]

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Tags: Food

What SF has done to modernize access to restaurant inspection ratings

April 28th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Here’s a great idea highlighted by an article on CityLab.com, formerly known as The Atlantic Cities (“3 Cities Using Open Data in Creative Ways to Solve Problems“). In San Francisco, they’ve managed to partner with Yelp. The cooperative arrangement has allowed them to make government restaurant inspection reports and ratings available online as part of […]

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Tags: Computers · Consumer issues · Food · Sunshine

Any interest in vintage American dishes?

April 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

[Update #3: All of these dishes have now been spoken for.] We’re thinning the herd from our collection of vintage American dishes from that period just before and after WWII, before the influx of cheap Japanese dishware put the American pottery companies out of business. Great colors and designs. I doubt they are microwave safe, […]

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Tags: Consumer issues · Food · General · History

Consumer Reports on supermarket chains

April 13th, 2015 · 5 Comments

The latest issue of Consumer Reports includes an article reviewing supermarket chains, and the results are interesting. Wegmans ranked highest overall, as well as highest in freshness of its produce and meats, cleanliness, bakeries, and second in “cheapest for organics” behind Trader Joe’s. We’ve shopped in Wegmans and Trader Joe’s while on the mainland, and […]

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Tags: Business · Consumer issues · Food

Omelet bar at Honey’s in Kaneohe

April 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Friends hosted their mother’s 90th birthday celebration Saturday morning at Honey’s, the little restaurant located downstairs at the Koolau Golf Club in Kaneohe. The party featured its own omelet bar, where a cook prepared made-to-order omelets. The setting is nice, the food was good, and the omelet bar provided quite a show! I believe there’s […]

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Tags: Food