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Of Tables and Dining Rooms

The Ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians lounged around lavish tables. Roman generals unfurled territorial maps atop common, trestle-mounted wooden tables. Chiefs of state have sat around square and round tables for thousands of years to discuss matters of authority and power. And yet, the first known patent for a simple table was acquired in October… Continue reading Of Tables and Dining Rooms

Food Facts & Lore, Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts – Jan 15, 2013

The kitchen is silent at first. Then, little by little, the rhythms of the day begin. Every day, a new choreography of sound, aroma and movement plays itself out behind the curtain. This dance remains hidden from its audience, not because there is something to hide, but because it is sacred. It preserves the mystery… Continue reading Random Thoughts – Jan 15, 2013