dinner with friends

“Laughter is brightest where food is best” Irish Proverb Going out to dinner is such a treat. Going out to dinner during a pandemic is tricky. What James Beard nominated Chef Joe Tripp and his team have done at Harbinger is nothing short of extraordinary. Seven courses – each paired with cocktails. Treat yourself – and if seven courses are too daunting for you….I give … Continue reading dinner with friends

pasta making – with kids!

My love of all things pasta comes from working at Macelleria (Ma-Cha-La-Ree-Uh) in NYC for 12 years. Owned and operated by the Bitici family, I was introduced and ruined for life – for what pasta SHOULD taste like. Surrounded by fresh pasta and sauces made daily and from scratch. Pappardelle – tagliatelle – ravioli. You had a bad day – rigatoni bolognese. You had an … Continue reading pasta making – with kids!