Bahraini Style Lamb Belly & Rice (Machbous)

The F1 2021 season just kicked off in Bahrain, so we’ve kicked off our global cooking project exploring traditional Bahraini foods.  In case you don’t know, the Kingdom of Bahrain is made up of a cluster of islands on the Arabian side of the Persian Gulf, and has the distinction of being the smallest country inContinue reading “Bahraini Style Lamb Belly & Rice (Machbous)”

Global Cooking Project

The first F1 race of the season is exactly one month away, and if you follow this little blog you may know that DP and I are avid fans.  I’m determined this year to commemorate each race by preparing food inspired by each track’s locale.  It’s something I’ve been toying with for years, but my restaurant scheduleContinue reading “Global Cooking Project”

Winter Bean Stew with Sweet Potato & Kale

If mother nature exists, I’m convinced she hordes snow all winter just to dump it all on us in February.  I love the snow, but in New York City, fluffy white powder turns to grey sludge in a matter of hours.  Today’s snow has just turned to freezing rain, so it’s pretty gross out there.   In thisContinue reading “Winter Bean Stew with Sweet Potato & Kale”

A Love Letter to Restaurants

Let me start by saying I miss you terribly.  I really do, but I’m just not ready to come back yet.   I especially miss afternoons crammed into Ippudo slurping up Tonkatsu Ramen, or intimate evenings at Noreetuh nibbling on Tuna Poke and sampling their list of Misubi and wines.  Is there any better people watching than peeringContinue reading “A Love Letter to Restaurants”

Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork

In 2020, the Korean film Parasite cleaned up at the Academy Awards, taking home four Oscars, including the first Best Picture awarded to a foreign language film. Watching it on Netflix, this dark comedy certainly gave us some tense and uncomfortable moments, but the most compelling for DP and me was the scene where theContinue reading “Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork”