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Valentine’s Day Cooking Class at ICE – Essentials of Burgundian Cooking

Jamie and I received many great gifts for our wedding, but one of the most unusual was the gift of cooking instruction. Thoughtfully, (classically-trained chef & bass player in several of my bands) Tony Gregory and the lovely Melinda Zupaniotis generously gave us a gift certificate to classes at the renowned ICE Culinary Institute.

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Guest Recipe from Chef Piero Zani – Tuna with Asian Spice

Back when I was the Director of Tennis at the Tokyo Bay Hilton Hotel (the official hotel of Tokyo Disneyland, about 20 minutes from the center of Ginza), there were a number of great restaurants there. High-level Japanese, gourmet Chinese, Indian, Korean Barbecue, and Asian noodle bar all were part of the well-run food and […]

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Natural Gourmet Cooking School Dinner

Jamie tracked down a wonderful surprise for a recent dinner. She made reservations far in advance for one of the special Friday Night dinners at the Natural Gourmet Cooking School on 21st Street in Manhattan. For a very reasonable $40 per person, and the opportunity to BYOB, we were treated to a gourmet presentation of […]

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