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Road Skoal: San Francisco

January 12th, 2010 · 9 Comments · skoal

posted by Nastassia Lopez (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) Flying across the country to skoal Merle Haggard gave us a good excuse to have some San Francisco chefs, writers, and culinary friends pose for a skoal shot. Dave, Nastassia, Harold McGee, Flo McGee (Harold’s daughter) and the official Road Skoal Photographer, Travis Huggett, gassed […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Merle Haggard Skoals.

January 6th, 2010 · 9 Comments · skoal

posted by Dave Arnold (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) We are starting the new year off with a bang. We flew across the country and skoaled country music legend Merle Haggard –one of our musical heros. Readers might remember our excitement at the opportunity to meet Mr. Haggard, expressed here. How do you […]

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Holiday Skoal! Special Bonus: Holiday Pictures and Dave's Favorite Christmas Cookie

December 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · skoal

posted by Nastassia Lopez and Dave Arnold (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) To celebrate the season of good cheer and good eats, we’ve compiled some of our favorite food-folk skoals. First up, a gang of New York City’s top chefs: And people who like to eat their food and write about it: Too Many Cookies: Making and Shipping FCI’s Holiday Cookies, […]

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If We Make It Through December

December 12th, 2009 · 9 Comments · skoal

posted by Nastassia Lopez with Dave Arnold We have wrangled our first celebrity wish list skoaler! If you are not familiar with Merle Haggard stop what you are doing and get yourself to Google.   Dave is a huge fan of this country music icon. Dave sings Merle tunes around the office, and he has his two young […]

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Thanksgiving Skoal

November 26th, 2009 · Comments Off · skoal

posted by Nastassia Lopez (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) Thanksgiving is about pigging out with the relatives, so for this Skoal roll, we’re highlighting people that are in some way related to one another. First up, two guys who look related: Two of our friends rocking blue: Related by marriage: Related through romance […]

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Ladies Night Skoal, Hosted by Morimoto

October 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · skoal

posted by Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) It’s Ladies Night! Presented by: Morimoto! Ladies… And, buttertastic: For sweets: For meats: And anything in between:

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Skoals of the Week 9.28

September 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments · skoal

posted by Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) This week we had our biggest Skoal ever: the audience at our Star Chef’s Demo. Click on the photo caption for a bigger version.  Check out the errors our panorama program created.  There are some doubles, some ghosts, a dude wiping his own face […]

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Skoal to Spinal Chords, Ike Jime and Mokume-Gane: the Star Chefs Demo

September 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments · skoal, Tech Demo, Tuna Spine

posted by Nastassia Lopez (photos courtesy of John M. Sconzo) Dave and Nils brought down the Star Chef’s house with the final demo of the International Chef’s Conference: High-Tech Delicious.   The Mokume-Gane Dish They started the demo off with a mokume-gane of lamb and yellowfin tuna. After molding together the two proteins with meat glue, Dave […]

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Skåls of the Week, 9.1.2009

September 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment · skoal

posted by Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez (Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) Cooking Issues has a new member. Please welcome: Nastassia Lopez. We poached her from Cesare. Half Spanish, half Ukranian. Don’t ask to taste her drink. And now…. Meat: Mark Pastore. Heads up Pat La Frieda Wholesale Meat. Loves all types of […]

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Skåls of the Week, 7.27.2009

July 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments · skoal

(Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?) Good things come in threes…  For your skål viewing pleasure, here are some sets of three skåls: Three photos of two brothers: Three old-school 4 star French chefs: Two Bloggers and a Rock and Roll Manager makes three: And three ballet dancers!   Finally, we’d like to introduce you […]

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