Tag Archives: food

Huevo Frito, Fried Egg

Hello from my ever-present default setting, the egg*. It’s been a little while. Or, a long while, depending on your perspective. Hello. A couple of developments in the interim since I’ve been here: I’ve signed a book deal to co-write … Continue reading

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Food on the Floor: Chinese Noodles

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Pine Mouth

To be filed under ‘bizarre afflictions’, I awoke recently to a cup of coffee that left me with a bitter taste in my mouth. Not thinking much of it, it wasn’t until that evening that I realized that everything I’d … Continue reading

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a Mask

[whissk, whissk]. Hello! That’s just the sound of me taking a broom and dusting things off around here — sweeping the corners clean and airing out the joint. Once again, it’s been an eon (or two) since I’ve set foot … Continue reading

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green tomatoes & plums & a tomato sandwich

    Oh, hi. I just tripped into this space and found lots of cobwebs, as well as an unused post — one filled with juicy purples and greens from July — that has been dangling here, waiting. Being something … Continue reading

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Carrot and Dog

How to eat a carrot? The question was: what to do with this beauteous bunch of small, sweet, just-picked carrots procured at the small farmers’ market in northern Vermont. I opted to shred a couple of them, and in combination … Continue reading

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watermelon brain

    Walking past this sidewalk fruit display – with its catchy watermelon-red plastic bucket set up to catch the drips from the melting ice – served as a vivid reminder.          

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NYC Mayoral Candidates at Food Forum

I attended a Mayoral Candidate Forum on the Future of Food in NYC tonight at The New School. It was a packed auditorium, with an overflow crowd watching a live feed in other rooms. Marion Nestle did a stellar job … Continue reading

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Street Food: sidewalk ice cream

  I am regularly intrigued by the sight of food on the sidewalk – whether dropped, fallen, thrown, broken, or blown, the general assumption is that the thing in question has accidentally wound up down there (unless it’s been intentionally … Continue reading

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smashed toast

  A favorite repast – smashed avocado on rye toast with arugula leaves on top. Two tones of green, two kinds of taste – buttery rich and sharp crisp.  

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