Spend a year traveling the world to food festivals, including church bazaars, state fairs and village fetes
My favorite comfort food:
Cheese burger topped with onions.
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Root 246, Brothers Restaurant at Mattei's Tavern, Cracked Crab (Pismo Beach), Little Parlor in South Pasadena, Border Grill, Tagine on Robertson.
My most tattered cookbooks:
French Chef, Elizabeth David Summer Cooking, Elizabeth David French Provencial Cooking, Elizabeth David Is there Nutmeg in the House, New York Times 60 Minute Gourmet, Cook's Illustrated New Best Recipes.