My current drink of choice:
Stoli or Ketel One martini up w/an olive
I really wish I could:
Reverse the environmental damage causing the crash in CA salmon runs.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Too many ways to skin a cat.
My favorite comfort food:
Buttermilk pancakes w/maple syrup, Caesar salad, cheddar cheese omelette
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Seattle: Monsoon, Siam on Broadway, and Shiro's; Chicago: Coco Pazzo, Rosebud Steakhouse
My most tattered cookbooks:
Splattered personal binder, Silver Palate (first one), Hazan's Essential Italian Cooking, Jaffrey's Indian Cooking