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Three Nights of Culinary Bliss

Posted on September 7th, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Miscellany. No Comments

Well aware of the culinary devotion and rigor of analysis that recreational diners on such sites as Chowhound and Zagat possess, I hesitate to call myself a foodie. But my experiences last week at three of the finest and most innovative restaurants in the US – Zenkichi, moto, and Alinea – probably say otherwise. That I would plan a trip around the chefs’ (and sommeliers’) tours leaves no doubt that I’m dedicated to this generalist thing, even on a taste level. 😉

The first outing, Zenkichi, was a pleasant accident. In New York with friends, one of us received a random text message recommending an obscure modern Japanese brasserie in Brooklyn’s hip Williamsburg area.… more


Creative Generalist Q&A: Selections (2007)

Posted on December 22nd, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Interviews, the eclectic curiosity interviews. No Comments

I started the Eclectic Curiosity Interviews in September 2006 to both broaden the perspective of this blog and to learn a thing or two from some incredibly bright people with exciting stories to tell and wisdom to share. The response from participants and readers alike continues to be outstanding! The series will continue in the new year but in the meantime, if you haven’t already, check out the full series here or any of the five insightful installments from 2007…

Steve Callaghan
Writer and Producer for Family Guy
I find that comedy is at its most successful when it’s at its most authentic.more





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