Several years ago, I purchased a cookbook entitled Urban Italian by Andrew Carmellini. Favorite recipes from the cookbook include an eggplant agrodulce with the perfect balance of sweet from the honey and sour from the vinegar, a flavorful chicken marinated in a vinaigrette spiked with lemon, oregano,… Read More
I first tasted the salami with marinated cauliflower and bitter greens sandwich from ‘wichcraft during a trip to New York. Each March and September, I traveled from Portland to buy clothing for my boutique named Aubergine. One of my favorite showrooms offered delicious lunches often catered by… Read More
I LOVE cauliflower. In fact, I serve cauliflower so often that my daughter protests. Anyway, I found perfect cauliflower at the Green City Market this week and I cannot resist posting another recipe from The Purple Pig.
Currently, there is an abundance of fresh, local corn at the market. What better way to celebrate this bounty than with a recipe adapted from one of my favorite Chicago restaurants The Purple Pig. Jimmy Bannos Jr. is the chef/owner as well as the recipient of… Read More
Buvette is a lovely restaurant located on a tree-lined street just steps from the boutiques on Bleecker Street in the West Village. My husband and I enjoyed a late lunch at Buvette in July while vacationing in New York. The gastrothèque is open all day; it serves food… Read More