Tag Archives: Nora Pouillon

Food As Art; Art As Food: The Women Chefs Exhibit at Strathmore

Artists in the Kitchen is the subtitle of this eclectic display of portraiture, and the concept is as audacious as the execution. The representations of woman chefs by woman artists range from realistic to wildly conceptual.  One, an installation just … Continue reading

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Chefs But No Demos At The Gaithersburg Book Festival

Quiz: which local book festival is held outside (in the lovely-weather, low-humidity Spring); attracts nationally-known authors; and has free parking? That event that used to be down on the Mall only has the author thing in common with the Gaithersburg … Continue reading

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An Austrian’s Adventures in Midcentury America: My Organic Life by Nora Pouillon, with Laura Fraser

If you could sum up Nora Pouillon in one word, would it be “stubborn?” She is known for her single-minded determination to run her professional and personal life the way she sees fit. How about “obsessed?” everything in her restaurant, … Continue reading

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My Amazing Alice Waters Weekend – Part 2: The Portrait Presentation and Reception

After the conversation part of the evening ended (too soon!), the portrait unveiling and reception commenced.  From the auditorium, we processed to the Kogod Courtyard – an awesome venue for a party.  I have been there in the daytime, but … Continue reading

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Foodie Fun at the Natural Products Expo

Thanks to the thoughtfulness of our wonderful Market vendor Funlayo Alabi, owner of Shea Radiance shea butter products company, I attended the Natural Products Expo East last week. Funlayo had a booth on the Expo floor.  When I came by … Continue reading

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