FridayFry #2

by Jeanne


Fry No. 2….a bit later than I wanted but that’s how life goes. I’ve started a new 3-month project that gets me up and out of the door at ‘dark o’clock’. It’s in the marketing department of large consumer electronic technology company very south of San Francisco. I’m managing the launch of a new consumer brand. I loved my IPOD before the commute but now with a few NPR subscriptions from Audible my life is enriched. On to the fry…

Greek food and the Mediterranean way of eating remains on my mind. Food & Wine has over a dozen pics and recipes highlighting the best of Greek menu items.

The Jewish New Year and the festive meals of Rosh Hashanah are full of a lavish array of food, each a symbol steeped in tradition. Pomegranate Walnut Chicken and Apricot Honey Cake are featured in this article on the cultural history of the Jewish holidays.

Being raised in the Boston area I have fond memories of Dunkin Donuts and their iced coffee. This past week in San Francisco has been very warm causing me to ingest more of the bev than usual. Here is DD’s tips for brewing and preparing good iced coffee at home

In the secret places to eat in Paris category, police in Paris have discovered a fully equipped cinema-cum-restaurant in a large and previously uncharted cavern underneath the capital’s chic 16th arrondissement.

Ella Windsor in the UK Spectator pans American food. And British food is better?! Exhibit A is The Cheesecake Factory and in her estimation, the most grotesque example of American food gone mad. Brad Edmonds responds to her diatribe. I submit the following recipe for Chili’s Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake .

The notion of being a ‘green consumer’ suggests that by making more thoughtful purchases, we can effect wider change. But Spiked-Online asks if buying green is really about saving the planet and individual health or just about our personal self-image. Does it matter how we get to environmental nirvana. We all need our own personal motivators who are we to say that one is better than the other. Good green food for thought.