Category Archives: Music and Food

Shameless Self-Promotion

Kudos to Marcy Richardson for some sleek design!  

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New Music Resolution

With the dawning of a new month (and because I didn’t get my act together to do this for the new year), I’d like to make a promise to myself that I will keep for a while and probably abandon: … Continue reading

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Meatloaf in July: 4 Days of Bruckner (review)

There’s the first of several jokes I have cooking for the Bruckner festival happening within the Lincoln Center Festival.  (Hint: it’s not a celebration of the highway.) It seems like a heavy choice for the summer, meatloaf in July, if … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day/Pick of the Week

One stop shopping here today, with a shout out to a favorite blog that happens to echo a great thought. Oh, if only all American orchestras could talk to the world the way the Minnesota Orchestra does, especially the contributions … Continue reading

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Heff vs. Hess: A Food Parallel for Music

Poison pixels are raging over at the Times, where food editor Amanda Hesser sat down to talk with Virginia Heffernan, who writes about pop culture and the Internet.  Heffernan drew ire from her recent post on “the great clash” between … Continue reading

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Listening with the bourgeois

I’m sitting in the magical little Moomah cafe in Tribeca, a neighborhood that out Manhattans Manhattan.  There are white Christmas lights on the ceiling, and framed artwork in the style of Moomah’s clientele, mostly Tribeca’s well-to-do mommy’s and their offspring. … Continue reading

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Modernist Cuisine

The restaurants that are inviting their customers to follow them down these unfamiliar paths will always and necessarily be a little bit ahead of us.  [The new book] “Modernist Cuisine” is going to be the definitive reference point for this … Continue reading

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