Some things are best said in words. Some things are best said in pictures. Yannis Dettingmeijer’s photography captures the good food, the good booze, the good people, the good times, better than I could ever portray them with nouns, adjectives and verbs.
I was extremely proud of my team, Los Chili Dawgs, composed of recipe developer Don Day’s Wife and recipe executor Chef Mark Tamiso as they took both the People’s Choice and the Judges’ Choice awards at this year’s Cookoff. And yes, I was that old unshaven geezer in the ratty jeans and too-tight hoodie, stumbling around, taking all the credit.