Monthly Archives: July 2010

Give The Kid a Taste

My mother is a sweet sweet soul, but she has a problem. She eavesdrops. She does not actively look for conversations to listen in on; they seem to find her. Here is a recent one.SCENE: A summer day at a local Trader Joes. A delicious aroma fills the air. An employee is preparing roasted asparagus topped with Parmesan cheese for customers. A mother with her two sons approximately 3 1/2 years old and 18 months old pushes her cart over to the sample table to assess the situation. My mother is behind her and hears the following conversation: 3 1/2 year old son: “Mom, can I taste that?” Mother: “That’s asparagus honey. […]

Crayola Colored Yogurt

Here is the copy of a letter I wrote to the CEO of Au Bon Pain today. The Michael Jacobson link can be found here for your reference. __________________________________________________________________ July 10, 2010 Sue Morelli, CEO Au Bon Pain 19 Fid Kennedy Avenue Boston, MA 02210 Dear Ms. Morelli, As a pediatric registered dietitian I have always been impressed with Au Bon Pain. Your food has terrific flavor and an impressive menu to choose from. When I worked at the University Of Chicago Medical Center I chose lunch from you many more times than I did from the hospital cafeteria or from a packed lunch from home. And please know […]