Thank You, Nick Kristof

For an excellent op-ed piece on the importance or redefining how our lawmakers, and how we, think about Government's legislating our food system: "Renaming the department [of Agriculture]," he writes, "would signal that Mr. Obama seeks to move away...

On the Line

A few years ago, my friend Eric Ripert asked me if I’d be interested in chronicling his restaurant from the inside, to show the true behind the scenes portrait of a four-star Manhattan restaurant.  I would have loved to but my living in Cleveland made it...

The Meal Missed

Due to a blunder of colossal proportions in the Ruhlman Enterprises travel department, my itinerary returned me to Cleveland last night rather than to Chicago, where Donna and I were to have been a part of the second of three per se/alinea/french laundry...