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Event Review: 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show, Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of my review of the 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show (for part 1, please click here).  This time, I’ll be reviewing some of my favorites from the show. Also, one of my buddies, Mark, … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show, Part 1

The Specialty Food Association’s 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show took place at New York‘s Javits Center from 25-27 June.  The membership-based Specialty Food Association was established in 1952 to promote and cultivate intrigue in specialty foods companies in … Continue reading

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Review: Japan’s J!NS (JINS) Eyeglasses

Note: In exchange for a pair of eyeglasses, I am writing this review about J!NS (JINS) -@jinseyewear – the Japanese eyeglasses company. Even after countless visits to Japan, I only heard about J!NS at a New York event earlier this … Continue reading

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2016 New York Summer Fancy Food Show

The New York Summer Fancy Food Show returned in 2016 with a vengeance.  I became stuffed after the first three aisles – as opposed to the usual four – and found that once again, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Korea were … Continue reading

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Toothpaste, Part Two: Taiwan, USA

On our last trip throughout the wide world of toothpaste, we may have come to the conclusion that good dental hygiene has nothing to do with what influences certain shoppers. A memorable, if controversial brand though, oh that stuff sells. … Continue reading

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A Brand. A Name. But Never, Ever Together.

Engrish?  Maybe not.  Cheeky?  Yep.  Exclusive to Asia?  No, but many of my posts seem to be. Thus, today we’re going to check out a few stores without a care in the world.  How did I already jump to that … Continue reading

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What’s Your Background? Part-Rye, Part-Focaccia. All Organic.

I love bread.  Sure, there are a couple of notable exceptions- you are nasty, and most of you shouldn’t exist– but as long as there’s a liter or six of extra virgin olive oil around, or even an oven, I … Continue reading

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