Thing 1 is Hot From The Kettle

Thing 1 is Hot From The Kettle

Mothers Day of 2010 was the year I knew I loved food. It should be called the curse of a foodie, my mother, Melody Kettle, as most of you know is a known food blogger, she has formed me into the person that loves food and likes to blog about it.  

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Executive Chef Anthony Bucco & The Temple of Gastronomy

Executive Chef Anthony Bucco & The Temple of Gastronomy

Armed with a zillion interview questions and my camera, I arrived at a local dining mecca, The Ryland Inn in Whitehouse Station, NJ to meet with Executive Chef, Anthony Bucco.

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Throwback Video: Maui's Dog House in N. Wildwood

Throwback Video: Maui's Dog House in N. Wildwood

Meet Michael "Maui" D'Antuono.  He's a “Tubular Meat Renaissance Man” and believes the finest two words in the English language are “encased meat.”  My kinda guy! 

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All Thai'd Up: Brookside Thai, Bloomfield, NJ

All Thai'd Up: Brookside Thai, Bloomfield, NJ

“I’ll have the curry” I said, pointing to the menu item, “with bamboo shoots and -- ”

“No!” The server reprimanded me without a glance,  "first number, then meat!”

“Oh! Okay, then I’ll have pork with number -- ”

“No! Number first!” Daggers shot from her eyes, and she looked at where my finger was pointing, with a note of disgust, she added, “You want green curry or red?”

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"Montclair The Show" Premieres at Montclair Art Museum

This Thursday, February 7, 2013, the Montclair Art Museum will host the first public premiere of Montclair's docu-travel show, Montclair The Show directed by Mido Emad. 

The first screening will be at 5:30 pm in Leir Hall, and the second screening will be at 9:00 pm, also in Leir Hall.

Can't make it to the premiere?  No worries. Four thousand DVDs of Montclair The Show will be available for purchase in local shops and businesses.

Destination Montclair is also airing a segment hosted by Katya Wowk, where Mido and Melody (that's me!) discuss the making of Montclair The Show.  Watch the segment below:

Click here to read more about the private screening of Montclair The Show, which took place in October, 2012 at Halcyon Seafood Brasserie.

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