January 31st, 2013

Christmas in Cali

Five years ago in these pages I put myself on a five-year plan to move to San Francisco. It hasn’t happened (yet). And technically, I have ’til harvest season to make good on my prediction. But the truth is, I’ve been planting roots both literal and figurative here in Boston, and I find myself walking […]

October 10th, 2012

Mayan Voyage

Last March Mr. Mix and I voyaged across the high seas of The Mayan Riviera on our first-ever sailing adventure. With plenty of moonlit seascapes, margaritas and mole to share, I promised to publish a feature-length telling of our Mexican tale, and this month my article hit newsstands from Mumbai to Manhattan in Spice magazine. […]

August 7th, 2012

Vacationland

The license plates read, Vacationland. The surf crashes its cold, saline spray upon the promised craggy cliffs. Eagles really do soar. Boats sail. Lighthouses toll. Maine delivers on its legacy and left me hungry for more. The menu for the trip to Maine Mr. Mix and I took last week was a multicourse affair complete […]

May 2nd, 2012

Mayo de Mayo

There’s something about spring that makes me want to make mayo. Not the processed food dreck that for some god-awful reason doesn’t require refrigeration and can sit on supermarket shelves for years at a time, but the fresh, wet, eggy, almost pudding-like mayonnaise that the Italians call aioli. Mass-produced and homemade mayo share nothing but […]

March 28th, 2012

Way Down There

Fresh off the boat from Mexico, take a photo tour of my voyage sailing the Riviera Maya with Mr. Mix. Filled with sunsets, margaritas, and mole (oh my!), I’m currently writing a travel story documenting our very first sailing adventure abroad. The article will be published this summer, so stay tuned for updates and Eat […]

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