New York, NY
Best meal I ever ate:
A 2 martini "aperetif," steak tartare, gravlax, shrimp cocktail, oysters, grilled ribeye, and fudge brownie pie.(Grill on the Alley, May, 2000)
My current drink of choice:
I really wish I could:
cure lactose intolerance
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
There are too many possibilities to ever do a repeat!
My favorite comfort food:
Dinuguan, perfectly tart with plenty of chili, a slice of lemon and a bowl of steamed rice at the ready
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
In no particular order: Sripraphai, Blackhawk Lodge (now closed), Alto, Tango Sur, Alta, Red Egg, Modern
My most tattered cookbooks:
Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cooking (Madhur Jaffrey); the keys that type out www.epicurious.com.