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Outing The Gastrosexual

“We have called this group of keen and accomplished male cooks, the ‘Gastrosexuals.’ They are masculine, upwardly mobile men, aged 25-44, who are passionate about cooking and the rewards that it might bring – pleasure, praise and potential seduction.” – Paul Aikens, Marketing Director, PurAsia in the Forward of PurAsia’s report “The Emergence of the [...]

Pet Peeves: Bakery Edition

One of my biggest pet peeves is lack of signage on a bakery or deli case. And by that I mean, a description, whether one word or one sentence, and the price of individual items.   I needed a special cake for a party. Price was not an issue. But, it had to look and taste [...]