Posts Tagged ‘David Mattera’

Chocolate

Chocolate

Once again, I feel it necessary to stray from food and talk a little about that top space on the food guide pyramid. Chocolate come from cacao beans—another bean that has to be imported from the far reaches of this planet to be processed and made into either Hershey’s milk chocolate on one end—with only […]

A Little Bit of Spit in the Bottom of a Paper Cup: Espresso in Richmond

A Little Bit of Spit in the Bottom of a Paper Cup: Espresso in Richmond

This week I’ve decided to take a break from food and write an article on something about which I am very passionate; coffee—specifically, espresso.  Even more specifically, I’ll address where to get a decent cup of coffee in the capital city. Many people mistakenly believe that espresso comes from a different species of coffee bean […]

Barbecue: A Journey Through the South for Your Mouth

Barbecue: A Journey Through the South for Your Mouth

I alluded to the fact that Virginia is void of her own unique style of barbecue in an earlier post but now I feel it appropriate to properly rant.  What the heck is that?!  Virginia, the place where the first Jamestown started what would become the US, the home of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Poe, Maury […]