Moules à la Marinière

Moules à la Marinière is a classic French meal made with mussels cooked in white wine, butter and cream. You eat it with warm French bread. Yes, it is every bit as glorious as it sounds.

Eating Well in New York

So far our vacation has been fantastic. Seth and I are back on Long Island now, after spending the weekend in New York City. Friday night we went to Chef Eric Ripert's Le Bernardin. It was...

My 40th Birthday in the Big Apple

How many three-star Michelin restaurants have you been to in your life? Me, I've been to exactly zero. Until next Friday -- when I get to eat at... (drum roll) Le Bernardin in New York...

A Toast to Karyn and Kelli

I want to thank reader Karyn Martin for commenting on a post and alerting me to the fact that the star of Broadways' South Pacific, Kelli O'Hara is on vacation this week. Karyn, thanks to you and...

Summer Fruit Pies

"When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it's not, mmmmmmmm, boy." -- Jack Handy We had a few people over...