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    Below you will find a never ending list of restaurants that I want to visit or re-visit:

    Momomo
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    Alan Wong's Pineapple Room
    Mediterraneo
    Cafe Sistina
    Indigo Eurasian Cuisine
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    Bob's Big Boy

    WHEW! I hope to have them done by year's end!

    Upcoming adventures

    2008:
    San Francisco, CA
    2/14-2/18

    Sydney, NSW, Australia
    5/23-6/01

    London, UK
    11/21-24
    Paris, France
    11/24-27
    Chicago, IL
    11/27-30
    Seoul, South Korea
    I won't be able to visit Korea this year.
    2009:
    San Francisco, CA
    New Orleans, LA
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Shanghai, China
    Singapore

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June 11, 2005

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» Five Favorite Books from ma'ona
Reid over at Ono Kine Grindz has tagged me to continue the five favorite (cook) books meme. This was just what the doctor ordered to get me writing again after being swamped with life and work. Total number of (cook)... [Read More]

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Kirk

Reid - I'm indeed humbled.....this is actually easy for me, so will do ASAP.
Thanks!!!!

augustusgloop

Ack! Cookbook chaos! I'll get onto this as soon as I can...

ps. you really were determined to find the meme originator weren't you? lol

Moira

O.K., I'm on it...thanks for the tag, busy man.

BTW, have you sent the '1000 Recipes' book on its way yet? ;-)

Stephanie

I admire those foodies who answer the cookbook meme challenge; I've said before that I could photograph my cookbook collection using my macro setting! :)

Reid

Hi Kirk,

Thank you for playing along. I'm really excited to see what books you've listed -- especially since you're an expat Kama'aina and all. =)

Hi AG,

Yes, of course. I wasn't really up to playing, but I couldn't let Stef down. =)

The hard part for me was choosing just 5 really influential cookbooks. After thinking about it for the last day or so, I think I may have narrowed it down a bit, so I may update my post. Who knows.

Hi Moira,

Thanks for being such a good sport, especially since I know how busy you are with the kids and other stuff.

Looking forward to seeing what your list looks like!

Hey BTW...isn't this the second time I tagged you and AG? =)

About that 1000 recipes book...it's a long story. I'll send you an e-mail with details. =(

Hi Stephanie,

Thank you for dropping by my blog!

Photograph using your macro setting?!!! You must have a very small collection of books then. =)

I normally buy cookbooks for inspiration. I enjoy reading them and looking at the photos. There are only a couple of books that I've actually cooked from, mostly with marginal success.

Thanks for stopping by!

clare eatsc

oooh
You tagged me :) that is cooool!
Only 5 books huh? that is sooo hard.
I'll get on to it!

Kirk

Reid - This was harder than I thought. Over the years I've pared down my collection, so that every book had some kind of quality I enjoyed. I also have a rule that I have to make at least one dish from every cookbook I purchase - even the "food porn" ones (i.e. Alan Wong's, Nobu's, Charlie Trotter's) good thing I never bought The French Laundry Cookbook, huh? :) Thanks again for including a Foodblog Newbie like me!

Reid

Hi Clare,

Yes...only 5! And it is most definitely a difficult thing. Can't wait to see your list!

Hi Kirk,

It's always a difficult thing to do -- picking 5 of your most favorite things. Inevitably, some things, and good ones at that, will be left out.

On a more serious note, I've found it difficult to choose as I don't usually cook using cookbooks. I normally will read books and take inspiration from them. I guess that's why the list is incomplete. I need the time to sift through the books that I have. There are some gems in there that I haven't looked at in more than 10 years -- I'm wondering if they are still around.

And...you're welcome. You're doing a great job on your blog thus far. It's always good to have some exposure. Who knows, you might open the door for someone else one of these days! =)

Hi Clare,

Thanks for participating! =)

I took a peek and commented... =)

alan

Reid, I've been MIA for a few days, but finally got off my okole and posted my five faves: http://maona.net/archives/2005/06/five_favorite_b.php
How'd I do? ;-)

Reid

Hey Alan,

I think we all need a break every now and then. Thanks for participating in the meme. Your list looks great. Now if I could only find the time to finish mine. That 5 book question is quite difficult. *sigh*

AugustusGloop

Hey Reid

Here's my meme... finally. Better later than never hey?

http://grabyourfork.blogspot.com/2005/06/five-favorite-cook-books-meme.html

Reid

Hi AG,

Thanks for playing along. And yes, better late than never is right! =P

Interesting list BTW...

Kirk

Reid - Somebody has actually done a history of this meme - amazing!

http://pumpkinpiebungalow.blogspot.com/2005/06/history-of-5-cookbook-meme.html

Reid

Hi Kirk,

I saw that as someone clicked a link on her site to get to mine. I wonder if she used some of my informational research as she posted her tree long after I posted mine. =P

Jo

Oh yea, MY NAME IS THERE!!! ::grin::

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