Mario Batali’s Babbo received just one star in Michelin’s recently released guide for New York. I haven’t yet had the pleasure of dining at any of his restaurants but this rating seems really harsh. Even if you are really knowledgeable about food, you can’t help but be amazed at Batali’s knowledge about Italian cuisine. After [...]

Lately I’ve been getting a barrage of spam from various political groups trying to get a proposition passed/rejected for California’s November special election. I’ve even gotten those damn recorded voice messages on my cellphone! Now I understand the point but quite honestly this is the type of behavior that alienates voters. Many of the emails [...]

Sadly, Comcast cable keeps messing with my channel lineup. As a result, I no longer receive one of my favorite programs, Journal de France (the news in French). It’s really great to get different perspectives on the news from around the world. It’s also a great way for me to keep up with my French. [...]

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