Best meal I ever ate:
Over 30 brook trout I caught the first time out with my dad in Canada. Dusted with flour and fried in Canadian butter.... mmmmm...
My current drink of choice:
Sauza Commemorativo margarita, on the rocks, no salt.
I really wish I could:
Live half the year in Rhode Island and half the year in Austin.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Pork Tenderloin with Cilantro sauce and Apple-Poblano Slaw from the Fonda San Miguel cookbook, with a simple nopalito salad.
My favorite comfort food:
My mom's Shepherd's Pie.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Fonda San Miguel (Austin), Restaurant Bouchard (Newport), Sel de la Terre (Boston), Gautreau's (New Orleans) and Dans les Landes (Paris).
My most tattered cookbooks:
My grandmother's copy of "The Joy Of Cooking" and a very old French Canadian cookbook that is covered with spatter marks and my mother's notes.