Category Archives: Food

Death of the Dining Room

As families and friends gather together for the holidays, the big question I have is… where will they gather? Their dining room? The kitchen? It’s funny how much you can tell about a society’s social norms solely from the changes … Continue reading

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Consuming Music… and Cheesecake

David and I finished our annual recap of the songs that went #1 in the past year, just posting Part II of the article on this week’s Youth Culture Window page (if you don’t receive that free Youth Culture Window … Continue reading

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Flying Pie Pizzaria

As a true lover of pizza, I have to give a shout out to a small little place called Flying Pie Pizzaria in Boise. Tonight I ate there for the second time, and the experience actually surpassed my expectations… which … Continue reading

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Top 10 Places to Eat in the U.S.

I’m a simple man, with simple tastes. You won’t find me eating Sushi, and I’m not really even big on steak. When I’m traveling the country, foods like pizza, wings, and BBQ are what my pallet craves (although I also … Continue reading

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Meet Me in Chicago or Milwaukee This Weekend

Wanna connect with me for lunch or hear me speak? This weekend I’ll be traveling through Chicago and into South-Eastern Wisconsin. I’d love to connect with you. You can connect with me in one of two places: Chicago Area: Friday, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

I work out… just so I can eat Christmas cookies! Last night was just the beginning. At about 8:20 Lori and Alyssa began with the “peanut blossoms” that they make every year (a peanut butter cookie with a Hershey kiss … Continue reading

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A Bonus of a Bad Economy

Nielsen came out with a fascinating report this week, a study revealing that more people are eating at home in the last year. Nielsen is calling “food” the social network of the ages: When you think about it, isn’t food the … Continue reading

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Battle of the Philly Cheesesteaks

So I’m in Philly for the weekend doing one of my parenting workshops at a local high school and preaching at a church Sunday a.m. I flew in yesterday and met with some new youth worker friends today for lunch. They asked … Continue reading

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To Wait for Wings… or Not?

I must be getting old and tired… because when I found out that I didn’t have to spend the night on the sidewalk tonight… I was very happy! Most youth workers are pretty resilient. We can sleep on a gym … Continue reading

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VIP Wing Passes

For the last few weeks I’ve been asking Lori, “Anything in the mail from Buffalo Wild Wings?” I was like a kid, waiting for my Captain Crunch super secret decoder ring. Today it came! Sorry… I’m so excited. Let me back … Continue reading

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