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Archive for April, 2007

04/30/2007

A Toast to the Festival

New flavors and fun at the Florida Winefest & Auction.   By Judi Gallagher       Winefest 2007 is now but a memory of empty glasses and piles of corks. The week was filled with wine dinners, some over the top, some obscure (like the bologna and white bread served as a course at one house […]

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04/24/2007

That Queasy Feeling

Did the brisket do me in?   By Judi Gallagher It happened at the end of last weekend. Napkin in hand, I was ready to discover new flavors, summer wines and perhaps a hot list cookbook. And then it hit me, right as I turned into a Starbuck’s parking lot and for the first time […]

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04/16/2007

A Few of My Favorite Things

A week within my comfort zone.        By Judi Gallagher You know the old saying; If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it? That about sums it up for this past week’s eating experience.  I took great pleasure in sitting back and enjoying my comfort zone, in part to share my favorite experiences with my […]

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04/9/2007

Sad News at Southgate

      A fond farewell to Southgate Gourmet.   By Judi Gallagher   Monday morning Cliff Whatmore, owner and chef of Southgate Gourmet, called to tell me that he had decided to close the shop/restaurant to pursue other family interests. What a loss. Friends have already called to commiserate on the loss of this […]

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04/2/2007

Cuisine with a Heart

    A toast to the new Cork’s on St. Armands, fresh berry smoothies and more. By Judi Gallagher   An Eric Clapton song says it all. He sings, “Oh what a feeling I get when I’m with you/You put your heart into everything you do.” Chefs Mac Decarl and Jeremy Chambers do exactly that […]

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