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Mad Men Women.

By Jenée Libby on May 18, 2015

“We’re flawed because we want so much more. We’re ruined because we get these things and wish for what we had.” —Don Draper Mad Men has ended. I find myself wishing for 2007, when I…

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Josh Ozersky Rest in Peace.

By Jenée Libby on May 5, 2015

Returned home from a Pittsburgh jaunt to learn of the passing of food writer Josh Ozersky. Ozersky died suddenly while in Chicago to cover the 2015 James Beard Awards. A tragic loss for his family,…

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Seven Episodes In . . .What I’ve Learned.

By Jenée Libby on April 20, 2015

Friday I will post my seventh episode at Edacious. According to my podcasting teacher Cliff Ravenscraft, seven is the one separating the serious casters from the hobbyists. By the seventh episode the entire process has…

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Time’s Sacrifice.

By Jenée Libby on April 3, 2015

When folks ask how I justify spending money on fine dining, I counter with the belief my experience, my time is more valuable than nice things. I’d rather live through a lovely 10-course dinner with…

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The United Republic of Texas.

By Jenée Libby on March 20, 2015

Originally published on November 17, 2010, at The Diner of Cville. Recently I had cause to think of the story again. And I thought I could tell it better. So I am. I have a…

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Al Fresco. Really Al Fresco.

By Jenée Libby on March 5, 2015

Last Friday I premiered my podcast, Edacious – Food Talk for Gluttons. Not only is it living in the “New and Noteworthy” section of iTunes, within spitting distance of the @NYTMag podcast, but it reached…

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Stories. By Hand. By Mouth.

By Jenée Libby on February 27, 2015

I’ll never forget the day I figured out how to get an “A” every time. In English at least. I was a Senior, and as part of our Advanced Placement class, we had to write…