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This One's for the Macho Man

This One’s for the Macho Man

by James Boo May 20, 2011

In honor of the most memorable image the late Randy Savage contributed to my life, I am literally about to snap into a Slim Jim. The last time I checked, the Slim Jim is the only snack food in this country that actually becomes more […]

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Killer Tofu

Killer Tofu

by James Boo April 21, 2011

The following story, an adaption of a post on this blog, was read on stage at Vol. 1 Brooklyn‘s “Greatest Three-Minute Food Stories Ever” on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. I am incapable of drinking butt. I didn’t always know this about myself. One day I […]

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Chicken A La Prince

Chicken A La Prince

by James Boo November 23, 2010

“You eat with your eyes first.” Fair enough. Here’s another one: “What game was the ref watching?” I’ll accept pride in plating, but when I order a tray of carne asada fries, a fistful of fried dumplings, or a Jack-in-the-Box taco, I calibrate my visual […]

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Welcome to the Jungle Curry

Welcome to the Jungle Curry

by James Boo October 19, 2010

Since moving to New York, I’ve had the feeling that Thai food in this town lags behind its California counterparts. On average, I’d still bet that this statement is empirically true. In the Bay Area, I can get a very decent Thai curry or noodle […]

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The Eaten Path to Be featured at New York’s J-Cation

The Eaten Path to Be featured at New York’s J-Cation

by James Boo April 5, 2010

On Saturday, April 10, I will join forces with The Feisty Foodie, Umamimart’s Payman Bahmani and Puff and Choux‘s Mary Ann Porch as part of Japan Society’s “Clash of the Foodies” live game show! The show, which begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Japan Society […]

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The Week of Eating In: Day One – The Greenmarket

The Week of Eating In: Day One – The Greenmarket

by James Boo February 22, 2010

When I accepted Cathy’s offer to be on the blogging team for the Week of Eating In, I envisioned myself incorporating bold new moves into my cooking repertoire. Then, I realized that this is deadline week for Ice Cream Man‘s Off the Wookie, an annual […]

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The National Week of Eating In Begins on Monday!

The National Week of Eating In Begins on Monday!

by James Boo February 20, 2010

When I started reading food blogs in early 2007, two web sites jumped out at me right away as great resources with great voices. The first was Monster Munching OC, a deep reservoir of informed, informative and fun reviews of an expanse of land with […]

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Paczki Day in Polar Proportions

Paczki Day in Polar Proportions

by James Boo February 16, 2010

Every so often, I relish poor decisions. This is rarely the case when said decisions involve food and never the case when they involve champagne (though it is always the case when said decisions involve relish). In a case for rarity, last week’s snowtorious blizzard, […]

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In Too Deep

In Too Deep

by Nate Tabak December 21, 2009

Since this story was written, Peshku has closed its doors. Nate has since found a new love in Pristina’s Fish Grill. Nate Tabak is a journalist and a man of flavor living in Pristina, Kosovo. Like the dim red light baiting the baby-faced sailor about […]

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Vicky’s In Portugal!

Vicky’s In Portugal!

by James Boo September 25, 2009

Vicky’s off this week, but I went to Japan and found something just as awesome!

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