Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Dreaming of a Red Christmas

I arrive to a grim, gray and blizzardy Manhattan. I am longing to see RED. I trot to Museum of American Folk Art‘s exhibition of bright geometric quilts created by recuperating soldiers from wool uniforms — cleverly named, “War and … Continue reading

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A Feast Grows in Brooklyn

My brother Josh is one of my favorite people in the world. He directs the Gowanus Music Club in Brooklyn. This summer he was kind enough to share a small taste of his neighborhood’s vibrant food scene with me. The … Continue reading

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Mario Batali Loves The Frankies Spuntino…

“Grandma never broke a sweat. Neither should you.” My sister-in-law Aimee Good gave me The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion and Cooking Manual. I love this book. Mario Batali loves this cookbook, too.* Frankies Spuntino is a tin-ceilinged exposed-brick restaurant in … Continue reading

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