Best meal I ever ate:
Steak tartare at Les Halles in New York.
My current drink of choice:
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
To bring to someone else's house: chicken liver pâté. To make at home: steak with Béarnaise sauce.
My favorite comfort food:
Onion bagel, toasted and buttered, with Temp-Tee cream cheese and a generous portion of lox.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Pot au Feu - Providence, RI. La Laiterie - Providence, RI. La Arepa - Pawtucket, RI. Apsara - Providence, RI. Anthony's Pier 4 - Boston, MA (I know it's kitschy, but it has sentimental value).
My most tattered cookbooks:
Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook. "Sauces" by James Peterson.