Best meal I ever ate:
1) French Laundry. 2) ll Profeta. Firenze. 2) Fish we caught in Taha'a, grilled by chef.
My current drink of choice:
Negroni... or rose Laurent-Perrier!
I really wish I could:
Spend 5 hours with Joel Robuchon, and my husband, dining in Paris.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Cheese plate! Charcuterie! Or Bell & Evans Chicken Roasted with Garlic, Lemon, Rosemary
My favorite comfort food:
Pork with rosemary and white wine on polenta. Grandma's lasagna. Duo de boeuf at Daniel... And a ShakeShake burger in Madison Sq. Park.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Daniel (by FAR), Caviar Russe, Eleven Madison, Cipriani (Venice)... also love Bar Pleiades, Four Seasons and Bemelman's for a classic aperitif/digestif.
My most tattered cookbooks:
My family recipe book; Molto Italiano (Batali); A Taste of Puerto Rico (Ortiz); Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Child); Baking (Greenspan)