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This Week in Guilt

So week two. My first almost-full week, minus Monday, which means next week could suck progressively more. I hate it. I hate it hate it hate it. Noah loves it. So there you go. TUESDAY: I have a conversation with a mother in Noah's room about the fabulousity of the Dr. Brown's bottles as we carefully label our children's food with colored tape and a Sharpie. The other mother is labeling a dizzying array of bottles, fruit and cereal for her nine-month-old and casually mentions that she never tried the wide-necked Dr. Brown's because her daughter was never breastfed. I... Read more →

Wednesday Advice Smackdown

Dear Internet. Re: the whole Cease & Desist thing. We're done. Over it. Move on. Now go eat a damn sandwich. Love, The Foodarazzi Anyway, how's about an Advice Smackdown? Remember those? Weren't they sort of amusing once, a long long time ago? (Be honest: Do y'all really like the Smackdown? Are you just sending in all these questions to humor me? Would you be sad if it went away or is the whole thing just cutting into your baby picture crack habit?) (By the way, the Noah photo essays are, apparently, a "trainwreck." The Internet is so nice! And... Read more →

Christ on a $9 Cracker

The Amalafoodie household received its first Cease & Desist letter this weekend. Awesome. Blah blah intellectual-property cakes, here's my take on the whole mess, because it's apparently ignited the INDIGNANT FURY OF THE INTERNETS and every damn DC metro, dining and/or legal blog out there seems to be talking about it today and y'all, I WAS THERE. I GOT ME A T-SHIRT. The long-drawn-out-and-self-aggrandizing version: Jason and I went out for dinner at a well-regarded little neighborhood place called Buck's Fishing & Camping. The chef has a reputation for both brilliance and...well, let's just say she can be a little... Read more →