Category Archives: BITE
There is something so satisfying about regular coffee with real cream, drunk at a coffee shop or diner counter. And, if the man behind the counter wears a paper hat and is a little gruff or the waitress has flourescent … Continue reading
The thing about laundry is that even when everything is done, it’s not done; there is still the stuff you’re wearing to do the laundry. That’s why I would feel so excited having a washer/dryer in the house. Not for … Continue reading
Sometimes, when you are working on something, it so completely engages you the world just fades away. It doesn’t matter if it’s the next great novel or dinner, the feeling is just the same.
I slept for eleven hours last night. I don’t remember the last time I did that.
Isn’t it interesting how we describe people by which celebrity they look the most like or who would play them in a movie?
There is so much promise in candlelight. Hope, romance, the future, the past, warmth, safety, memory, celebration, holiness, peace, life, truth, patience, courage, knowledge, love — all in a bit of wax and a burning flame. I always feel my … Continue reading
When I went to Michel Richard to pick up the mini pastries I’d ordered for the first Work At My House Wednesday, the croissants were still in the oven so I hung out in the kitchen waiting for them to … Continue reading
A good bar is hard to find.
A dish with an unusual ingredient — fish sauce, kaffir lime leaves, galangal — is just an excuse to go to the ethnic market. Cooking — and eating — are always more fun when there is adventure involved.