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Feel Good Friday: FFT Promotions

Posted on September 7th, 2018 by bmontecalvo

When asked separately their favorite thing about working at Food For Thought, Anna and Michelle both passionately responded, “the people.”  When you get the two of them together, it’s clear a key ingredient in their answer is one another. In 2011, as a final step in her interview process, Anna met Michelle at a coffee shop and […]

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Food Ideas For Your Next Catered Event’s Menu

Posted on July 24th, 2018 by Food For Thought

What makes a special event truly special? Is it the music, the ambiance, the guests themselves? The truth is, a memorable event is made up of several elements, blended expertly together to make magic. Think of it like a symphony played by an orchestra: if one player is out of tune, or lagging behind, you […]

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Wedding Catering Ideas: Cocktails, Apps, Food, and More!

Posted on July 24th, 2018 by Food For Thought

Think about the last wedding you attended. How was the food? Chances are, you remember it. It may not have been very good, or it may have been great. Either way, you’re able to give an honest assessment, kind or unkind as it may be. And the saying is true, it’s better to be remembered […]

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Recipe: Thai Curry Colada

Posted on April 8th, 2018 by bmontecalvo

  Ingredients: 1 ounce Coconut Water 2 ounce Captain Jerry’s Rum 1 ounce Carrot Juice 1 ounce Curry Falernum (Steep 1 tblsp curry in 1 cup falernum overnight and strain) 1/2 ounce Lemon Juice 3 spoons Thickened Coconut Milk, Unsweetened 5 drops Tiki Bitters Garnish: Baby Carrots Carrot Top Combine all ingredients and shake in a […]

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Cocktail Talk: Not Playing Second Fiddle

Posted on February 21st, 2018 by bmontecalvo

When the average American thinks of Mexican cocktails the margarita is likely the first drink to come to mind. No longer cowering in the shadow of this cocktail legend the real treasured drink of Mexico, La Paloma, no longer sits idle. Traditionally served on the rocks with tequila, fresh lime juice and grapefruit-flavored soda, like […]

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Cocktail Talk: Tribute to a Classic that Never Grows Old

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by bmontecalvo

Margaritas and mojitos may be the first cocktails that come to mind as patio-and-rooftop-bar season officially kicks off. But when you’re looking for something a little slower, a little smoother, a savor-er, consider the Negroni. Best enjoyed lounging on a sun-bathed veranda in a summer linen outfit, fresh off a Vespa ride to the bar, this cocktail has […]

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RECIPE: Watermelon Cooler

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by bmontecalvo

We’re in the dog days of summer, full of wedding celebrations, block parties, company picnics, and full days at the beach. A full social calendar, while fun, can leave you longing for a long summer afternoon of patio time with friends…and a whole lot of nothing to do! It’s moments like these when it’s nice […]

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Is there a better holiday than the 4th of July?

Posted on July 4th, 2016 by bmontecalvo

Is there a better holiday than the 4th of July? I’d be hard pressed to find one. Families seem to find a way to get along. Corporate America manages to get everyone an extra day off. The weather is always on point each year. Local produce is in full swing making desserts and side dishes […]

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19 East Named Best Wedding Venue

Posted on July 2nd, 2016 by bmontecalvo

If sleek and modern are the name of the game for your wedding day, 19 East is the ceremony-and-reception venue for you. The building itself, which is managed by the catering experts at Food for Thought, can be traced back to the 1800s. Thanks to recent renovations, it now gives off a clean and contemporary […]

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Summer’s moment, the farmer’s market

Posted on June 4th, 2016 by bmontecalvo

The farmer’s market subtle changes over the summer is something I love. Memorial day arrives and the market is awash in green. Plants and herbs for your garden, spinach and greens, peas, spring onions, asparagus. There is a fresh smell that is intoxicating. The pops of red from spring radishes, strawberries and rhubarb hint at […]

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