Cities · Food · Wine · Women

Wine Stories And More Wine Stories (Plus Some Quebecois Travel Tips)

So, 4th of July is coming up–I got you covered! Advice about amazing domestic wines to drink here, plus the scoop on delicious glou-glou light reds to serve chilled, here. But the most interesting work I’ve been able to do recently was hardly work at all, because it was also a true pleasure: getting to know Brianne… Continue reading Wine Stories And More Wine Stories (Plus Some Quebecois Travel Tips)

Chefs · Food · Food Waste · Restaurants

Mixed Reactions At Dan Barber’s WastED Burger Shake Shack Pop-Up

I did man-on-the-street interviews at the one-day WastED pop-up at Shake Shack, which featured a veggie burger made of juice pulp, rejected beet ketchup, and day-old Balthazar bread. People’s reactions were pretty interesting! Dan Barber and the Shake Shack culinary director, a very enthusiastic and creative guy named Mark Rosati, chimed in, too. Read my… Continue reading Mixed Reactions At Dan Barber’s WastED Burger Shake Shack Pop-Up

Food · Recipes

Pasta Puttanesca: The Ultimate Working Girl’s Weekday Dish

Originally published on Refinery29.com. Photos by Alex Brook Lynn, copyright protected. After a long day at work, then evening classes or a gym session, the last thing you’re about to do is whip up a gourmet three-course meal. More likely, your fingertips are on the food delivery app on your phone – meaning, you’ll spend… Continue reading Pasta Puttanesca: The Ultimate Working Girl’s Weekday Dish

Food · New York City

Now You Can Learn To Cook From Someone Else’s Grandmother

Originally published on Collectively.org. All photographs mine, copyright protected. Only minutes after walking into Dolly’s house, taking off my shoes off and saying hello to her four kids, who were lounging on the couch and playing reggaeton videos on YouTube, I was holding a steaming mug of fresh ginger tea and swapping stories and recipes with my new cooking classmates. The… Continue reading Now You Can Learn To Cook From Someone Else’s Grandmother