Chefs Who Blog

I’ve wanted to put a list of chef blogs in the right column of this page for ages but a number of posts and articles about chefs who write have forced me off the couch.  Mario and other chefs have decried blogs, viewed them with scorn at best (mainly chefs who...

Introducing Teens to Wine

Eric Asimov, the NYTimes wine guy, wrote a thoughtful piece today about the issue of introducing teenagers to wine.  It’s a subject that’s on my mind because my 12-year-old has just begun to become interested in ambitious restaurant food (she ate foie the other...

Top Chef Surprise

Wasn’t planning to post while on vacation visiting my beloved mom, but dinner Wednesday night deserves a mention.  My mom, Carole, was all atwitter over the restaurant she’d gotten reservations to, telling us since it was written up in People magazine...