Random Thoughts Category

Don’t Go to ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ For Pizza Tips

I was home with my parents and caught a recent episode of “Hell’s Kitchen” in which the entire episode was dedicated to gourmet pizza. I have to say for the record that I don’t watch the show and have no plans to – Ramsay is a chef caricature, cussing the abusing people for ratings. Since […]

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Yes, The ‘Peepza’ is Actually a Thing

When you have a phrase in your post that reads, “it actually doesn’t taste as bad as you might think,” one has to wonder about the wisdom of posting it in the first place. In celebration of Easter Sunday, I give you The Peepza. Click over and enjoy. Watch for big things this week, including […]

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Checking In on Harlem Pizzerias

With news of the explosion in Harlem today, I’m putting off the Julia Child post until tomorrow. Instead, I decided to call and check in on a few pizza joints in and around the Harlem area after the huge explosion happened. New York City, for me, is the epicenter of pizza, where I learned at […]

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Seth Rogen & ‘Hilarity for Charity’

In the hopes of raising awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease, Seth Rogen has launched Hilarity for Charity, which is “a nationwide program that encourages and supports college groups to throw their very own HFC events to raise awareness and much needed funds for Alzheimer’s Disease,” as the website states. This is the  same model as Pizza for […]

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The Rise of ‘Chowfunding’

Last weekend I was suffering from a sore lower back – but I still drove out to Ackworth, Ga., to play a USTA league tennis match. I’m very glad I did, too, because it shows that sometimes creativity can emerge from the most unlikely of places. Our opponents, Brian and Raj, were unbelievably nice and […]

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