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2013: Strangers, Money, & Opportunity

I learned two things in 2013 that have made me a happier person. Read on to find out. Continue reading

01. January 2014 by Earl
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Raku and Dolcezza Artisanal Gelato

Raku’s dinner menu spans over 15 sections, from First Flavors to California Lineups. Among the many options are intriguing dishes such as ‘Seoul’ Train Roll and Chinese Five Spiced Duck Breast. Without doubt, Raku is not suited for the indecisive, and it is menus like this that makes me want to pursue a part-time role as a paid food writer, just so I could order everything that fancies my mind. Continue reading

20. August 2013 by Earl
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Google Chrome Academy 2013

Last week, I attended a program called Google Chrome Academy, and it was one of the most memorable weeks I’ve enjoyed in my life. Chrome Academy is a weeklong camp at Google’s main campus in Mountain View, CA, where rising sophomores and juniors learn about web technologies, such as AngularJS and Polymer, and build their own web apps for a culminating presentation Continue reading

27. June 2013 by Earl
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Reflections Upon 2012

I had a relatively productive 2012. My thoughts on balancing classwork Continue reading

30. December 2012 by Earl
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Christmas Dinner

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! Continue reading

25. December 2012 by Earl
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Chartier

Eating habits of the French vary greatly from the American style of eating, which may answer the question as to why French people are so slim. In addition, a review of some of the food at Chartier, a traditional French brasserie. Continue reading

20. August 2012 by Earl
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Claus & Mini Magoo’s Muesli

At Claus, a hip breakfast spot in Paris, France, you can buy healthy, organic muesli, pastries, and a variety of dried fruit such as figs. Continue reading

22. July 2012 by Earl
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Setting the Table

In Setting the Table, Meyer articulates not what makes him such a great restauranteur but a successful CEO of a food service company. Meyer, who brought us restaurants like Union Square Café, Shake Shack, and Eleven Madison Park, emphasizes the importance of hospitality when providing others a service or product. He divulges a handful of tenets, which, if followed correctly, can lead to a loyal following behind a brand and stable, long-term growth of business. Continue reading

02. June 2012 by Earl
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Gabrielle Hamilton Visits Yale

Gabrielle Hamilton, author of NYTimes best-seller “Blood, Bones, & Butter” visits Yale, and I got a chance to talk to her. Continue reading

23. March 2012 by Earl
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Yale Final Cut 2012 – “Top Chef”

An account of Yale University’s Final Cut cooking competition from the perspective of a competing student. Continue reading

07. March 2012 by Earl
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