Spontaneous lunch

Wendy texted, “Just finished up an errand in Cincinnati. Wanna grab lunch?” I had just finished meetings for the day and replied with an emphatic YES! We didn’t eat in this parking garage, but around the corner at a favorite taco joint. Caught our breaths and caught up with life, coloring in all those details […]


Had lunch with DJ and Joe Walsh to talk about animated logos (or as I like to call it, kinetic identity) at a place called Chako in Covington, Kentucky. Charming, authentic, simple and if you get there on a Friday (and only on a Friday), you can order the curry which comes with a bakery […]

Television snow

Fiesta Charra

It’s only taken like seven years, but we’re finally getting to know folks in Oxford who can join us for lunch. Today we had Mexican food uptown and spent a small chunk of the  meal marveling at the absurdity of politics. The other more important topics of conversation included music, Star Wars and movies that […]

A trip to Richmond

Took a long lunch at the studio and drove across the border into Richmond, Indiana to eat at Ghyslain. This place is part chocolatier and fine restaurant. They had me at the bread that came out before the meal. Super crusty baguette with butter that could be supplemented with black Hawaiian or pink Himalayan salt. My quiche […]


Confession: I have an entire set of loose and weird rules about the daily photo. One is that I try not to take too many pictures of food. (Usually because lighting is tough and does a disservice to the delicious meal.) Anyway, what’s not pictured here is a spinach salad with toasted pumpkin seeds, berries, […]

laughing scott

After years of virtually knowing Scott Beale from afar, I finally got to meet this tentacle behind Laughing Squid.