A few items

I was recently interviewed for the Food Sommelier podcast.  I had a fun conversation with the host Annette Hottenstein, and we had a wide-ranging discussion that ranged from soda taxes and local foods to obesity and food innovation.   

Hopefully the podcast will tide you over while I'm finishing up another great summer school on Experimental Auctions.  This year the course has been in Sicily, and its been a great class with lots of discussion on how we can figure out what consumers really want and what they're really willing to pay.  Here's a group photo on our weekend excursion to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe (yes, that's smoke coming from the mountain!).