Best meal I ever ate:
lunch at les maisons de bricourt in cancale, france. i was five years old. new candidate: fall tasting at l20 in chicago.
My current drink of choice:
bitters...bitters...bitters..., water, french press and aeropress coffee, espresso, hot chocolate, gin, belgian-style ales, california sparkling, old fashions and whisky sours, reisling, pinot noir.
I really wish I could:
eat raw fish every day
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
main: slow-roasted pork shoulder, side: sauteed brussels sprouts with five-spice candied pecans.
My favorite comfort food:
roasted chicken, salade nicoise, brussels sprouts, bucatini all'amatriciana, chili with cornbread, chicken tangine, lentil soup
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
ten tables (boston, ma), no. 9 park (boston, ma), legume bistro (pittsburgh, pa), oliveto (oakland, ca), lola (cleveland, oh)