I write about food, travel and culture for many different publications, and wanted a place to gather my work together in one spot. And so here, you’ll find many of my articles and recipes, and also a blog, in which I explore my attempt to make entertaining a more regular part of my life; an effort to gather people together in the real world, not just the virtual one, despite the obstacles of parenthood, laziness, and the hibernation-inducing effect of rainy Pacific Northwest winters. As I keep reminding myself, it’s important not just to celebrate what’s on the table, but who’s sitting around it. Read More…
First days of Spring!
It’s springtime. Grill some oysters!
Which Way to the Mediterranean Diet?
In light of the recent New England Journal of Medicine story, which concluded that the Mediterranean diet significantly cuts the risk of heart disease and stroke, Marcie Sillman and I had a great talk about the diet today on Weekday. Of course there wasn’t …
Vietnamese Comfort Food in Sunset, with bonus congee!
I was sad that Sunset didn’t have room in the magazine to run the congee from Ba Bar, but here it is online. Try it!
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