Big goings on of late. New job, new pope, FoodieFamily vacation. What? I hadn’t told you we were going on vacation? My bad. We did. And it was awesome. Where you ask? Well, not content to wait for spring to come to us, we decided to go to spring. Training that is. We went to [...]
Zamir Iosepovici, the owner of Taiim Falafel Shack in Hastings varied his motto just slightly when he opened the new Taiim Wine Cellar, on Boniface Circle in Scarsdale, last month. Whereas in Hastings they say, “Keep calm and eat falafel”, the Scarsdale variation is, “Keep calm and drink wine.” It is a small difference, a [...]
The barn-like appearance of Saigonese Restaurant, at 158 S. Central Avenue in Hartsdale, left me pleasantly off guard when I saw the comfortable interior. A fairly large open space, well lit thanks to the sunlight streaming through large windows, was segmented by unexpected brick arches, adorned with colorful lanterns. Ceiling fans hanging from a vaulted [...]
Though I now reside in Westchester and have fully embraced the county and all it offers, I didn’t always live here. In fact, I’ve lived in many places, one of which was Buffalo, New York, where I attended college (I know! You totally thought Harvard, right?). While there it is safe to say I ate [...]
I love Benjamin Steakhouse. There’s really no other way to put it. I met the Chef, Arturo McLeod, and much of the staff while writing a post and filming a video interview. You can read my feelings on the restaurant, its people and its food in that post, but to cut to the chase: If [...]
on February 18, 2013 in Uncategorized
I once read somewhere that in order to have a successful blog you must connect with your readers and to connect with your readers you must give of yourself. Interestingly, it is the very idea of giving of myself that draws me to cooking and hosting. Cooking and hosting can be an intimate thing, spending [...]
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