Cooking · Sparkling Wine · Wine

Going Out For Brunch Sucks, Stay In And Drink These Delicious Springtime Wines

Probably should have posted this at the beginning of the weekend, but I was, uh, busy eating brunch? Anyway, for your future brunch needs, I’m in the April issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine sharing some expert pairing tips for wines that go well with easy brunch dishes. Check it out on newsstands, or read at the link here. (p.s. I… Continue reading Going Out For Brunch Sucks, Stay In And Drink These Delicious Springtime Wines

Brooklyn · Chefs · Cooking · Food · Women

Meet The #LadyChef Who Cooks For Marc Jacobs (And Throws Secret Dance Parties)

Why is Marc Jacobs’ personal chef throwing secret dance parties in Chinatown? How did she come up with that insanely beautiful activated charcoal-dusted squid dish, served at a pop-up dinner in a hot sauce boutique? Who is Lauren Gerrie, anyway, and why is she so damn talented? Answers in my profile of this dynamic, self-made… Continue reading Meet The #LadyChef Who Cooks For Marc Jacobs (And Throws Secret Dance Parties)

Cooking · Film · Natural Wine · Recipes · Wine

2016 Is Starting Out Very Busy!

hey guys! here’s what I’ve been up to: I wrote . . . about cheese & wine pairing for Vogue.com, read here! (s/o to Murray’s Cheese for teaching me all I know) about natural wine for Esquire.com, read here! about SOMM the sequel for Food Republic, read here! about delicious wine pairings for pork for… Continue reading 2016 Is Starting Out Very Busy!

Cooking · Food · Lunch · New York City · Oregon · Recipes · Restaurants · Wine

Cassoulet Weather In Full Effect, Plus Where To Have A Great Lunch

It’s finally cold in NYC! In addition to writing about the City’s best hot chocolate (there are some seriously above-and-beyond cups of cocoa out there–article here), I recently spent a glorious day testing a recipe for Cassoulet, the iconic Southern French dish, which I wrote about for Vine Pair along with some reviews of wines from… Continue reading Cassoulet Weather In Full Effect, Plus Where To Have A Great Lunch