Best meal I ever ate:
A roadside meal outside Bologna. I didn't know what I was eating, but it was an awakening.
My current drink of choice:
Plain ol' seltzer
I really wish I could:
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
pork tenderloin en croute, in a jiffy; rib roast, with some planning.
My favorite comfort food:
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Brasserie Beck, Slanted Door, Margon, Faryab, Minh's
My most tattered cookbooks:
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Richard Olney's Simple French Food, Alice Waters' The Art of Simple Food and Vegetables.