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Archive for the ‘Chefs’ Category


Eddie Huang: That’s My Spaceship

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

I’ve decided to combine these food blog posts with why I love NY. The city inspires me every single week.…


Tricks of the Trade — More Downton

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Just a quick note to point out a few intriguing culinary moments in last night’s Downton Abbey episode.
First, deep…


Agrodolce…and more culinary tools

Friday, January 25th, 2013

So, you know how I was mentioning how having the right tools is so important? I wanted to add something…


Purple Bread and Starters: The Baker’s Magic

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

I have been meaning to share this with you for so long now. Last month I attended the most amazing…


Blood, Bones & Butter: Book Report, Plus Prune Visit

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Well, I read the book, went to a reading, and ate at the restaurant. Guess it’s time to write a…


Alinea Book Report: Life, on the Line

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Okay, I read the book. Yup, the one I just mentioned about Grant Achatz called Life, on the Line. I was…


Mind Games and Olive Oil Lollipops

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Obviously, I’m more of a let’s stay connected to nature-type food lover, but I just had to give a shout-out…


Chinese Stir Fry: Looking for a New Cut?

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

I’ve been getting a bit of practice on a few different cuts by assisting Eleanor Hoh, who gives wok cooking…


Inside the Mind of a Chef – Entrepreneur

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

In an attempt to keep track of my stories, here is a quick Q&A I did with a personal chef in…


Currying Favor

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Another Rachel demo was on delicious Thai curries. Rachel said that red curries traditionally have dried red chilies in them…