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Archive: October 31, 2010 - November 6, 2010

Traditionally unique

Unique or tried-and-true? Both can succeed. Macaroni & cheese is never 'a complex mix of sophisticated flavors that borders on the divine.' But if you don't screw it up, kids and adults alike will gladly dig in.

By Garrison Wynn | November 1, 2010; 7:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

Eye of the beholder

Being singled out for doing a good job is not the Japanese way. So our chefs clamor for a Michelin star and Japanese chefs just shrug their shoulders. Different paradigms.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | November 1, 2010; 4:03 PM ET | Comments (0)

Success' shadow side

Attention has a downside. For some of us notoriety can be painful, with unwanted consequences. I think of people like Elvis, Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson.

By Jeanine Cogan | November 1, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Food and values

Value is always determined in the eye of the beholder and many organizations and people forget this to their detriment.

By Seth Kahan | November 1, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Whose heaven?

Domination -- one language over many, one culture over all others, one way of judging cuisine or student achievement -- is the root cause of much human conflict, poverty, oppression, and the shattering disappointment of French chefs.

By Patricia McGuire | November 1, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

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