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Tom Spicer Is Selling His Garden One Plot At A Time

by Steven Doyle

Tom Spicer, the master gardener and owner of urban garden Spiceman’s 1410 has announced a new program that is a bit different than your average CSA. He is selling virtual plots of land that will afford each owner a $45 bi-weekly credit at his Fitzhugh and Bryan retail outlet.

The plot owners will be able to select from anything that Spicer sells at his shop including his large stash of assorted mushrooms, micro-greens and herbs. You will also find other fruits and vegetables at Spiceman’s and often stocks white or black truffles.     Continue reading

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McCallister Pies It Up

by Steven Doyle

Last night as part of the visiting celebrity chef series at Cane Rosso, Matt McCallister stormed the Deep Ellum Neapolitan pizzeria with a few surprises.  If you have been following the Cane Rosso files for the past year you would understand that owner Jay Jerrier is unforgiving with two specific pizza ingredients. Specifically, ranch dressing and pineapple.

Knowing this, McCallister with his bright sense of humor decided to make two varieties of pies. One would contain pineapple.       Continue reading

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McCallister Calls Out The Groundhog

by Steven Doyle

Matt McCallister is not one to mince words. If you follow the CampO  chef at all you will find that he speaks his mind fluently. Today he voices an opinion on the findings of Punxsutawney Phil yesterday as he runs through an undisclosed area foraging for Spring onions.

Says the chef, “Found a baby snake while foraging for Spring onions after my run today… Spring onions are everywhere… that groundhog doesn’t know shit.”

Fair dinkum, Matt.   


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