Paula Johnson

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To write about food, you don’t necessarily have to be the world’s best cook (I’m not). But, you’ve got to know your sous vide from your soubise, your brunoise from your brûlée, and your mignardise from your mignonette. Food to me is life, love, and passion.

How Do I Review Different Types Of Restaurants? I begin with a two-part question: What is the establishment setting out to do? And, did they achieve it? I look for freshness and quality of ingredients, skill and thought in execution of preparation, attractiveness of plating presentation, and of course, service! Bon Apetit!

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I also compose occasional epicurean themed feature articles the Dayton City Paper entitles Paula’s Palate. To read the DCP’s Paula’s Palate archive click here

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Law & Disorder: The Docket 6/20


By Michelle Strauss  Music man In a local apartment complex, alarms went off and alerted the police that a robbery […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 6/13


  What a mouthful Believe it or not, in a local residence, a boyfriend kept his girlfriend’s dentures hostage. Earlier […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 6/6


New Picasso? A woman came home from work one sunny afternoon to find her house awry. She frantically observed a […]

Law and Disorder: The Docket 5/30


By Michelle Strauss Means of transportation When a woman arrived home from work she noticed something rather peculiar: a man […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 5/23

By Michelle Strauss Wii the people A woman decided to go outside to take her evening smoke. Inside her residence, […]