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Valle de Guadalupe Road Trip Finca Altozano

Do you remember that feeling in grade-school when cutting things out of construction paper simply got to be too much and you thought to yourself – “will summer ever get here?” That's exactly how I've felt these past few weeks waiting for summer to finally get here. Oh, I've done my best to concentrate on the so-called construction paper projects in front of me. I've even tried to hurry things along by featuring summer foods like pickled mussels and grilled maitake mushrooms on this blog. We even had a freakish, early-season heat wave. But for me, summer doesn't really get going until I've had a road trip. Read More

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About Greg

I started my blog on a whim. I was looking for a creative challenge, which may sound odd because I spent 20 years as an entertainment industry photographer. I’m not talking paparazzi, I don’t have the personality to hide in the bushes! I like fresh takes on the familiar. My recipes are often simple, modern and colorful, with roots in traditional styles. I'm the author of two cookbooks. I’ve been a speaker at IFBC, Food Buzz and Camp Blogaway. I’ve led cooking demonstrations in Panama and Costa Rica and developed recipes for major brands. I’ve traveled to Peru, Mexico, Norway and Alaska to promote culinary and/or vineyard travel tours. I was even featured in Food & Wine Magazine. I also co-host The Table Set on Home Fries podcast network.