Comment Policy

Welcome to mezze & tapas. Thank you for coming and I hope you become a regular visitor and commenter. We welcome your constructive feedback.

If you decide to write a comment, I ask that you follow the basic rules and guidelines presented below.

If you wouldn’t say it out loud, in person, to your grandmother, please don’t say it here.

mezze & tapas reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, contain profanity or crude language, personal attacks, false information, copyrighted information or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business.

Any post found to be in violation of any of these guidelines will be modified to remove the offending text or deleted without warning.

By submitting your content, you grant mezze & tapas permission to reproduce your content to our discretion. For example,  I may choose to use your comment as an endorsement in future recipe roundups, “best ofs”, cookbooks, or other places I may reprint mezze & tapas recipes.   and media kits. If you don’t want your comment to be used for such purposes, explicitly state so within the body of your comment and I will respect your wishes.

If you find evidence of copyright infringement in the comments of, contact me at at and I will remove the offending material as soon as possible.

Questions or concerns? Please contact me via email at at

The fine print

Any and all content, comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, concepts, questions or other communications (collectively “User Generated Content” and “UGC”) that you submit or post on the shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary.

By submitting or posting any UGC, you grant to mezze & tapas a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, and transferable license to copy, publish, translate, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, reproduce or use the UGC in any commercial or non-commercial manner whatsoever. mezze & tapas will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such UGC for any purpose whatsoever.

Regarding UGC, mezze & tapas shall have no obligation to use, display, monitor, respond to, or compensate you for submitting UGC.  mezze & tapas retains the right at its sole discretion and without prior notice, to remove, revise or refuse to post any UGC for any reason or no reason.

By submitting UGC, you represent and warrant that such submitted content does not :

  • contain false or misleading information,
  • infringe on the intellectual property rights of any third party,
  • contain any libelous, defamatory, obscene, offensive, threatening or otherwise harassing content, 
  • contain any addresses, email addresses, phone numbers or any contact information or
  • contain computer viruses, worms or other harmful files. 

You are solely responsible for the UGC and you hereby agree to hold mezze & tapas and its employees, agents and affiliates harmless from any and all damages, claims, expenses, costs or fees arising from or in connection with a breach of any of the foregoing representations or your violation of any law or rights of a third party.