January 13th, 2012

Top 12 Food Trends for 2012

At the start of a new year, food critics far and wide simply cannot resist the urge to forecast our foodie futures. I count myself among the guilty. I’ve been asked to compile my predictions for this year’s top 12 culinary trends for Spice magazine, and I wanted to give you a sneak peek. Though […]

Whether by train, plane or automobile, any excuse to pack up and skip town is a welcome relief come the blistering summer sun. When the city becomes a sauna, that’s my ticket to head somewhere–anywhere, beach bound. While many of us find ourselves overindulging the second that out-of-office auto response has been set, starting your […]

11. Employees Only Everyone needs a neighborhood bar. But to be able to call Employees Only my neighborhood bar is something for which I’ll be forever grateful. Not that it’s a Wednesday-night-beer kind of place; the crowd at EO is always well-dressed, well-heeled, and sometimes tightly-packed on weekends. It’s the cocktails that make the scene, […]

As the warmer weather arrives, all the red wine and hot punch from the winter months becomes less desirable. The thought of warming my hands over a mug of mulled cider, as I so often did this winter, no longer seems appealing; with spring, thoughts of fresh herbs, flower blossoms, fizzes and flips take center […]

It’s here! A new year that brings with it hope, inspiration, and stretchy pants; elastic waistbands may be a necessary comfort after all the heavy meals I’ve been indulging in over the holidays, but so too are the annual year-in-review lists that tend to get published as we transition into a new calendar. Come January […]

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