Here are some of my latest published pieces. I have been writing for Zagat and MSNBC quite a bit. Check them out!
Celebrate Pi Day With Pie: Who knew math could be so tasty? Today is Pi Day, the time when nerds rejoice because the date, 3-14, lines up to the infinite number pi, otherwise known as 3.14159265… And, just as there are thousands of numbers in pi, there are also thousands of types of pie, and thousands of excuses to eat pie…(continue reading)
NYC Restaurant History: Want to know a secret? That restaurant you are dining in may have a sordid past. A while back, we rounded up some of the sensational histories surrounding New York’s restaurants, bars and markets. Since everyone loves a secret, we decided to dig a little deeper into the Big Apple’s culinary history. This time we delve into the world of New York gangs, communists and even David Letterman…(continue reading)
Game Meat Fun Around the Country: There’s a bit of a stigma that still surrounds the consumption of game meat as some diners have yet to have embrace more “exotic” flavors and textures. But like any ingredient, it’s all about how it’s prepared. Get your game on and click through our slideshow of the most interesting game dishes in the land…(continue reading)
Happy Birthday Oreo: For many people the classic Oreo cookie is synonymous with childhood, whether your memory is of being in elementary school when that cute boy shared his with you, or you dunked them in milk with your grandma. The chocolate cookie with a creamy center has remained iconic, and 100 years after the Oreo’s inception it is still a dessert staple…(continue reading)
Cooking With Ingredients You Hate: Every food lover has at least one ingredient they aren’t particularly fond of, but when it’s your job to cook, serve, and make a dish that you like out of an ingredient you hate, what’s a chef to do? One professional professed he wears gloves when handling pureed pumpkin, another hates shelling sea urchin, and another chef, to ensure he isn’t being biased, gets others to taste and evaluate how a dish comes out…(continue reading)
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