Prison Food Convention

Slate V – This video was brought to my attention by Bud Lavery. The story is brought to us by Slate V. The big take away is prison food has more nutritional requirements than our public schools require. Is there something very wrong here?Daily Eats on Prison Eats:Fine Dining at the Phoenix County Jail

Mayor Phil Gordon – Creating the City of the Future

March 18, 2005 Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Lunch, Mayor Phil Gordon State of the City Address – It was a lovely Friday lunch with Mayor Phil Gordon and about 800 guests at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix. I sat at table 40 along with attractive and well dressed Joanne Fried, from Uhaul, Richard Wherty, RC Wherty Construction, who has great … Read More

My Florist and Phoenix First Fridays

My Florist It was a very busy First Fridays for Phoenix. And every restaurant in the gallery goers’ path knows it’s all about preparation and timing to satisfy patrons. I was eager to have a stellar evening with my posse of food critics. We arrived at My Florist around 7p.m. Contemporary style open space restaurant all the elements I love … Read More

A Tour of Donna Atwood’s Magnificant Studio

“Come meet, mingle, and enjoy a fun evening surrounded by incredible women.” Read the email forwarded from Joanne Fried written by Sandy Schimmel Gold. Sandy, an artist and also Director of St. Mary’s Food Bank, said Connections, a Quarterly Gathering of Interesting Women was started by Lucy Bradley, a master gardener. I was intrigued being both an art lover and … Read More

Marcellino Ristorante

After seeing “Meet the Fockers” we dined at Marcellino Ristorante on E. Northern Avenue in Phoenix. Andre Bormanis’ friends, Gary and Nary Sacks suggested the restaurant. Marcellino is wonderful! Delicious is every sense of the word! Owned by Marcellino and Sima Verzino, interestingly enough had a restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen, a few streets from where I lived in Manhattan. I … Read More