I’m not likely to forget 2011 anytime soon, but I’m glad it’s over. When I first started working on a recap post, I focused just on the food. Then I thought I should focus on the people instead. Then I realized there’s almost no distinguishing between the two, at least not the way my life … More 2011 — looking back and moving on
New Yorkers have all the luck. The food here is amazing — great restaurants, a cool food truck/cart scene, authentic specialty markets, and festivals year round. But it’s the social events which make me the happiest — gatherings like Pie Party Live and Brooklyn Swappers — because they bring people together.
I had a lot of ingredients leftover from my Thanksgiving cooking, so I went on a bit of a cooking/baking spree to use them up. The “Best Ever Chocolate Pudding” from Joanne Chang’s amazing Flour cookbook came to the rescue for making use of the half & half and heavy cream I still had in … More to skin or not to skin
Now for part-two of my San Francisco round-up. That’s me on Lombard Street with all the other tourists, wondering if my SF friends are going to laugh at me when they see this photo. I know it’s a little cheesy, but it’s fun being a tourist for the day. If this post and the last … More a little more San Francisco love
Thanks to everyone for tips on where I should eat in D.C. and Philly. (It’s not too late to post more suggestions!) Someday I’ll stop raving about the Hester Street Fair, but that day isn’t today. I stopped by for the holiday weekend celebrations, which included a live DJ. I’d tried some samples of Guerrilla … More almost the 4th, kimchee dogs, and crazy-good ice cream