most times in the Northeast USA - assignments (invitations to dinner) accepted worldwide
Best meal I ever ate:
Janet's Singaporean Pepper Lobster; or her fabulous spanish tapas - garlic shrimp or paella; or her morrocan "couscous royale" - hmmmmmm wanna come over?
My current drink of choice:
Hendricks cucumber martinis - like the ones made at Rendezvous!
I really wish I could:
Eat at every good restaurant; Make Roti Canai; or find ONE really scrumptious Russian dish!
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Sticky golden sponge pudding; Char Siu (Chinese Roast Pork); Indonesian spice marinated shrimp for the grill with sate sauce
My favorite comfort food:
Warm milk and pecan pie (hold the ice cream); Skillet fried chikken; mac-n-cheese; mohingha
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
Cuba Libre; Striped Bass; Yosaku; Ben-Kay; Pho-88; South East Asian Restaurant (Lowell, MA); Monk's Cafe
My most tattered cookbooks:
Bengal Lancer's Indian Cookbook; Real Thai; Land of Plenty (Szechuan Cooking); The Way to Cook; Slow Food; Physiologie du gout (although it's not a "cookbook")
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