Best meal I ever ate:
... was in the town of Lucca, Italy.
My current drink of choice:
Fresh carrot juice.
I really wish I could:
Avoid flying commercial.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Syrian and Iranian dishes. People think they are exotic.
My favorite comfort food:
Tea with milk, consumed with baked goods.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Boulevard, San Francisco. Oceana Restaurant, Manhattan.
My most tattered cookbooks:
Marcella Hazan's first two ("Classic" and "Essentials of Classic") and Madhur Jaffrey's "World of the East -- Vegetarian CookIng".