TIP OF THE DAY: Add Colored Food

Dark green spinach leaves, yellow tomatoes and red radicchio turn a sandwich from blah to wow. Photo courtesy Royal Rose Radicchio. You don’t have to read too many food magazines or watch “Top Chef” too often to see how important presentation is. “Top Chef” judges regularly comment on a bland presentation, telling cheftestants that the…
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NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY: What Is A Margarita? How About A Guavarita?

Yesterday was National Margarita Day. We get lots of pitches—story ideas—from public relations (PR) firms. Their job is to get coverage for their clients’ products. Brands of spirits are always at the ready with cocktails for every celebration: New Year’s, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine’s Day, Academy Awards and National Margarita Day—and that’s just in January…
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