Best meal I ever ate:
In Umbria, Italy, 2001: Fresh Umbrian spit-roasted lamb, flash-fried sage & squash blossoms, and salad. The wine was pretty amazing too.
My current drink of choice:
Tequila Reposado & Honeygold Grapefruit Juice
I really wish I could:
Get a decent tomato in January.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Oven-fried chicken & biscuits. Finger-lickin' chicken is a proven ice-breaker.
My favorite comfort food:
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
My mom's kitchen, above all.
My most tattered cookbooks:
Joy, old issues of Cooking Light and for my bar, Art of the Bar and of course, Imbibe