Kettle on, peppermint tea on its way, I was devouring a piece of chewy still-warm sour dough bread with a healthy spread of butter, dripping with honey. It was a standing-over-the-sink kind of snack. Bread. Butter. Honey. All foods that have disappeared from our table at times. Bread and butter are back to being picked [...]
Il Buco in New York is everything I love about Italian food – comforting, tasty, and real. But there’s something so comforting about the Italian way: fresh produce; good, natural ingredients; a focus on the simple marriage of flavors; and always always a commitment to local – be it produce or people.
It’s a chilly eve. here in New York – our first snow fall! There’s something so comforting about snow. It makes everything quiet. This temperature drop is terrible timing though. There are still thousands of people in New York and New Jersey without power post Sandy – I hope they are somewhere warm and cozy [...]