Monthly Archives: February 2014

Explosion at L’Etoile d’Or

I was saddened this week to learn of the gas explosion at Denise Acabo’s legendary A l’Etoile d’Or confectionary shop in Paris – on Valentine’s Day. L’Etoile d’Or is renowned for stocking only the very best from all over France, … Continue reading

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On the Adelaide Fringe Parade

What a month it has been in Adelaide with record heatwaves followed by floods! Rain was still falling steadily on Friday afternoon just hours before the Fringe Parade was scheduled to start, the air heavy with uncertainty. An event that … Continue reading

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On Vintage Menus

This past week has been like wading through a never-ending Chinese menu.  You know the sort – with an overwhelming number of dishes to choose from and too many decisions to make, your mind boggles with options and possibilities. If only someone … Continue reading

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