Tuesday, January 01, 2013

so long, 2012!


Roy Harper, Stormcock

Roy Harper, Stormcock

Sixto Rodriguez, Coming From Reality

Cat Power, Sun

More (original soundtrack), "music played and composed by Pink Floyd"

Zabriskie Point (original soundtrack), v/a


Fotheringay, s/t

Grimes, Visions

Beach House, Bloom

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Street Survivors

Destroyer, "Leave Me Alone"

Futurisk, "Lonely Streets"

Divine Fits, A Thing Called Divine Fits

Neil Young, Psychedelic Pill + Yuma

bill fay

Bill Fay, Life is People + The Time of the Last Persecution

The Faces, BBC TV special, 1972

The Dirty Three, Toward the Low Sun

Tim Hecker, Live at the Red Roof, Pop Montreal

Sharon Van Etten, Tramp

Fairport Convention, Bouton Rouge session, 1968


manny's mini

manny's 2

manny's 3

Manny's Delicatessen Restaurant brochure, ca. 1970

David Grann, "The Yankee Comandante:  A Story of Love, Revolution, and Betrayal," The New Yorker, May 28, 2012

travels 1

travels 2

Ian Frazier, Travels in Siberia

Errol Morris, Believing is Seeing (Observations on the Mysteries of Photography)

Ariel Levy, "The Space in Between:  Naomi Wolf's Vagina:  A New Biography," The New Yorker, September 10, 2012

Henry James, Portrait of a Lady

Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild


Magnus Nilsson, Fäviken

Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Eleanor Clark, The Oysters of Locmariaquer

John McPhee, The Crofter and the Laird

Jill Lepore, "The Lie Factory:  How Politics Became a Business," The New Yorker, September 24, 2012

pale fire

Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire

Jon Halliday, Sirk on Sirk

Mark Kurlansky, The Basque History of the World:  The Story of a Nation

graphic design

David Jury, Graphic Design Before Graphic Designers:  The Printer as Designer and Craftsman, 1700-1914

Jessica Mitford, Hons and Rebels

Hugh Garvey (w/ Chef Andy Ricker), "Simply Thai:  A BA Cooking Primer," Bon Appétit, January 2012

Moving Images

the greatest

Muhammad Ali:  The Greatest, dir. Klein

Treme, season 2

I Know Where I'm Going, dir. Powell

Searching for Sugar Man, dir. Bendjelloul

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, dir. Alfredson

Oslo, August 31, dir. Trier

Moonrise Kingdom, dir. Anderson

stop making sense

Stop Making Sense, dir. Demme

Blank City:  New Cinema, No Wave, New York, dir. Danhier

Museum Hours, dir. Cohen

A Separation, dir. Farhadi

Meek's Cutoff, dir. Reichardt

Monsieur Lazahr, dir. Falardeau

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, dir. Fincher

limits of espresso

The Limits of Control, dir. Jarmusch

Ratcatcher, dir. Ramsay

Detropia, dir. Ewing & Grady

The Wire, seasons 1-5 (all over again)

Food & Drink

padróns 2

Green Chile Summer

Grilled Corn Summer

Hôtel Herman, Montreal, QC

dear Richard

Foodlab, Montreal, QC

Bao Bei, Vancouver

Toro, Boston

zingerman's 3

Zingerman's Roadhouse, Ann Arbor, MI

Revolver, Vancouver

danish sandwiches

Montreal bazaars

Santouka, Vancouver

crunchy granola


Neptune, Boston

Toshi, Vancouver


Cream-Nut peanut butter

Hudson's Hamburgers, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Boulangerie Niemand, Kamouraska, QC


summer peaches

The Farm House "Lady Jane" cheese + Les Amis du Fromage, Vancouver

Le Grand Aïoli, Alexandraplatz, Montreal, QC

coq asian

Montreal food enterprise of the year:  Coq Asian

Furco, Montreal, QC

bo, aj, vernon

bo ssäm & ssäm bburritos



escapes to Vancouver

The Cornwallville Summer Social 2012, Cornwallville, NY

This American Life, "What Happened at Dos Erres"

mystery train!

Mystery Train, Gloucester, MA

summer swimming

summer swimming + cottage outings

kamou style 3

Kamouraska, QC

bags by ET

bags by Erin Templeton

Le Creuset cookware (in black)

cornwallville soaps

Cornwallville Soaps

Birdkage waxed canvas aprons

ping pong!

All the best to you in 2013 (?!!), from your friends at "...an endless banquet."  Thanks for reading!


p.s. And if you're wondering what our most popular post was this year, it was our "Boston Notebook (go figure!)."


Bob Gandhi said...

Can you buy Cream-nut butter in Montreal? Thanks.

aj kinik said...

I wish! We get ours when we go to New York. It's worth stocking-up on. Single best peanut butter either of us has ever tasted. ak