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[28 Jul 2010 | 14 Comments | 2,719 views]
Lenny H: Questions on Your Life in Food

Adam’s dad Lenny is a great cook. It blew my mind when I first visited Paula and Lenny in Houston because growing up, the kitchen was mom’s domain and at the Holzband’s, it’s most definitely “Lenny’s Kitchen.” As you may have read in Adam’s post, Lenny would prepare holiday meals for dozens, brunches for Adam and his friends, and quick chicken roasts for neighbors going through a rough patch.
Next time I’m sick, I’ll be asking Adam to cook me up some Gogol Mogol after reading about Lenny’s Bubbes’ recipe below. …

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Guest Bloggers, Profiles »

[14 Dec 2009 | 47 Comments | 4,765 views]
The Bubbe Chronicles Vol. 1: Eating with Bubbe

Adam’s Bubbe, Bessie Holzband, is ninety eight and a half years old. We love to spend time with her when we visit Houston for holidays like Passover and most recently, Thanksgiving.
I’ve known Bubbe for less than a year but she introduces me as one of her grandchildren to the staff and residents in her retirement community. It’s very sweet. I call her Bubbe which isn’t a conflict of interest for me because: a) all of my grandparents have passed away and b) my grandmothers were known as “Mama” and “Nagymama” …

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Restaurants, Travels »

[13 Jul 2009 | 4 Comments | 2,528 views]
Showing Love for Cupid’s Hot Dogs (L.A.)

I’m pleased to introduce you to Lenny H., who submitted the post below on Cupid’s Hot Dogs via an e-mail to his son (and my boyfriend), Adam, who forwarded it on to me. After last week’s KGSR radio show and blog post on Frank, a fancy hot dog restaurant and bar in downtown Austin, both Lenny and Adam’s cousin Evan wanted to spread the Cupid’s gospel. Lenny grew up in the Los Angeles area and Evan still lives there. Take it away, Lenny:
The all-time BEST hot dog I’ve ever tasted …

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Tours »

[24 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | 5,662 views]
We Ate, We Ate, We Biked. We Ate More.

The Tasty Touring South Austin Food Trailer Tour was over a week ago and Adam’s dad Lenny has been clamoring (or so I’m told) for a recap on the blog.
This is for you, Lenny.
Like the East Austin Taco Tour the month before, the weather played a large role. Instead of torrential rains, it was hot, Africa hot, that morning. Normally, I like the comfort of my car and it’s lovely air conditioning during the summer months in Austin. As tour planner, I felt it was only fair that I brave …

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Restaurants »

[1 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 1,673 views]
Chocolate for Everyone, Including Vegans

I met Betsy and Laura for dinner at Daily Juice Cafe on 45th and Duval. For dessert, we shared three delicious chocolate truffles made with raw cacao. Raw foodies LOVE cacao. Most of the folks we met at Daily Juice had this wild eyed, intense look that I think is attributed to eating so much cacao. Cacao contains phenylethylamine which is said to increase focus, alertness, and keep you happy.
Cacao is a major source of magnesium and over 80% of Americans are chronically deficient in the mineral. This …

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