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From a Recent Trip To NY

December 20, 2015

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Niter Qibbeh

December 18, 2013

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From Jessica Prentice’s Full Moon Feast (p. 117): Niter Qibbeh (Ethiopian Spiced Ghee) Makes about two cups This classic cooking oil of Ethiopia is a great thing to use whenever you want to give something a more complex North African or Middle Eastern Flavor. It is also a primary ingredient (along with the spice mixture berebere) […]

Air Sex East Coast Regionals (2011)

January 20, 2011

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Tim League, owner and founder of the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas (also home to the music festival Austin City Limits) saw how popular air sex had become in Japan and decided to bring it to America, Iron Chef style. I attended the Air Sex East Coast Regionals in NYC on Friday, 11 January, at the Mercury Lounge […]

Today’s Distraction

January 14, 2011

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From the Guardian (UK):  Chicago nanny Vivian Maier died in 2009, leaving behind 100,000 negatives that no one but she had ever seen. Her work was discovered by chance, and now the photographs she took on her days off are being hailed as ‘ranking up there’ with the best in 20th-century street photography (link added).