Best meal I ever ate:
Extended tasting menu at Alinea; I was an exuberant glutton, sinking further and further after each passing course into the "Rock Star" banquette chanelling Bono's presence...
My current drink of choice:
Chocolate-Mint Black Tea, from David's Tea. Label says, "more reliable than sex." I'd have to agree.
I really wish I could:
properly yield a cleaver; and figure out how to wrap dumplings well enough to evade the watchful scrutiny of my grandmother-in-law..)
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Freaking anything with squash in it...the CSA box is squash-infested....
My favorite comfort food:
Vietnamese Noodle Soup with rare eye of round beef-none other than the Pho Nam (+- some accents); chicken paprikas and mashed potatoes made by Nagymama
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Blue Hill at Stone Barns, NY; Les Fougères, Chelsea, QC; Rosemary's, LV; Zur Säge, Basel, CH; Spring Villa Chinese Cuisine, Markham
My most tattered cookbooks:
does calling my 93 year old grandmother for culinary advice count as a cookbook?
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