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Um, No, Hedonists Don’t Have to be Rich

Um, No, Hedonists Don’t Have to be Rich

| May 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

A friend emailed me today to say how much she was enjoying reading the blog posts, and to congratulate me on “doing so well you can afford this lifestyle.”  Reading those words, I took a long look around the room. Dog is snoring in the bean bag chair, my side table is a big black […]

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Real Food Road Trip

Real Food Road Trip

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Perennial Plate crew has wrapped up its second season, a year-long adventure across America dubbed the “Real Food Road Trip.” In this online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous eating, they recorded 7 Terabytes of footage, travelled 23,000 miles across 42 states and made 50 short films about good food (one […]

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Restaurant Review: How do we get more restaurants like Lucky Pie?

Restaurant Review: How do we get more restaurants like Lucky Pie?

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

I didn’t think I could top breakfast at Snooze (at least not in the same weekend) but as it happens, I stumbled over Lucky Pie Pizza and Tap House in Denver yesterday, and now I’m ready to move in right above them. Okay, I’d settle for walking distance. We’d been craving pizza and good beer, […]

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Sneaking onto the Smoothie Bandwagon

Sneaking onto the Smoothie Bandwagon

| May 20, 2012 | 3 Comments

I usually field at least three recommendations a week to start drinking green smoothies.  Friends badger me, my healthier clients drop subtle hints, and they’re all over the news.  The benefits are generally peppered with “antis” — anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-microbial, anti-diabetic, antioxidant.   It’s always sounded like I’d be starting my day at war, slouching into […]

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A Yelp for green hedonists, hold the whining?

A Yelp for green hedonists, hold the whining?

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Well, I’ve been having fun exploring FarmPlate.com, which bills itself as the largest nationwide directory of sustainable food businesses . . . an online community of farmers, fishermen, foragers, food and drink artisans, restaurants, markets and foodies. With the same sort of rating/review star system used by Yelp, it hopes to cut through the clutter […]

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Chipotle, stop making me like you.

Chipotle, stop making me like you.

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

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You too might be a green hedonist if…

You too might be a green hedonist if…

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

…you’ve considered composting your wine corks …you ask your server whether the escargot are free-range …your push mower has an insulated cup holder …your camping kit includes a champagne service …you ask the Jaguar dealer if “this thing can run on biofuel?” …you bemoan the fact that there are no in-car compost bins …you have […]

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What does a green hedonist think about?

What does a green hedonist think about?

| January 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

I know I’m a freak. Just ask the guy in the produce section at Safeway. He was watching me shop for apples and you could almost read his mind: Wow, check out OCD Girl over there.  Must be off her meds today. I’d pick one up, read it, put it down (yes, you can read […]

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