Best meal I ever ate:
Best fish dish - Alain Ducasse in Paris. Best meals have been at home or friend's or family's homes.
My current drink of choice:
Wine or beer - depends on what I'm eating.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Don't really have one, but made shish tarook for a recent party.
My favorite comfort food:
Oxtail stew (my dad's)
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Chez Panisse (Berkeley, CA), Kaeng Ron Baan Suan (Chiang Mai),
My most tattered cookbooks:
Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol I(Julia Child), Art of Cooking, Vol I (Jacques Pepin), a James Beard book, a Diane Rossen Worthington California Cuisine book