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“Through winter-time we call on spring, And through the spring on summer call, And when abounding hedges ring Declare that winter’s best of all; And after that there’s nothing good […]

Photo Chronicles, Part 2

Just a short collection of food photography I’ve taken over the years. Enjoy. Pastrami sandwich Scrambled eggs, with crème fraiche, lobster and lobster roe Tomato risotto, with tomato confit Sea […]

Tomato Heaven

I really hate getting up early on the weekends. The problem is that by the time I drag myself from bed, have breakfast, then get ready to the market, it’s […]

Sripraphai

Click here for a review by former New York Times restaurant critic, Frank Bruni, in November 2004. Really good Thai food is difficult to find in New York City, although […]

Saturday Market Pix

Early day at USGM this morning. Some pix: Cherries More cherries Jersey tomatoes Nasturtium potted plants The first Tri-star strawberries of the season Strawberries Have a great weekend, folks.

A Sea of Red

Only three pictures today but they epitomize the transition to summer. Strawberries Heirloom tomatoes Radishes Have a great weekend, folks.

Blue Hill Washington Square

Opened in 2000, Blue Hill Washington Square is the creation of Chef Dan Barber. The restaurant occupies a landmark speakeasy dating from Prohibition, just a stone’s throw away from Washington […]

Recent Meals

I haven’t been posting lately because there hasn’t been much to post about. Sorry. A piece of broiled fish, a bowl of steamed rice and a plate of salad is […]

Szechuan Gourmet

A new year finds me having to deal with a new job. I’m really looking forward to it. Sorry for not posting … haven’t been cooking as much. Or more […]

A Hearth Pictorial

No new pictures this time around — because I haven’t been to Hearth in over a year, since the economy tanked. That being said, I’ll probably stop in sometime in […]

Postcards from the Shire

This blog will have its three year anniversary in a little over six weeks so I thought I’d pull some of my favorite food photography in the intervening period. You […]

Momofuku Noodle Bar

Dinner at Momofuku Noodle Bar last night, after having seen Star Trek 11. Spicy potato chips Roasted asparagus, miso butter, soft-boiled egg, pine nuts The famous steamed pork buns Roasted […]

Saturday Market

My weekly market run at Union Square — potatoes (mixed), ricotta, asparagus, greens, mushrooms, herbs, onions and some sausage and bacon from Flying Pigs Farm. I’ve got quite a menu […]

Minca

I didn’t feel like going to Redhead tonight I went to Minca instead. Minca was one of the first ramenyas to open in New York City. It retains a devoted […]