Pozzetto Gelato

February 28th, 2009 § 3 comments § permalink

It was a cold, rainy winter day in Paris, by far the worst afternoon of my trip. But I’ll eat ice cream any time of year.

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Huîtrerie Régis

February 25th, 2009 § Comments Off on Huîtrerie Régis § permalink

I give a lot of credit to my friend Philippa, who, never having eaten a single oyster, had the courage to join me for lunch at Huitrerie Régis, where there is a minimum order of a dozen per person. She, in return, gives me credit for having convinced her to try several foods for the first time, including marrow, sweetbreads, and fava beans, all of which, she was rather surprised to learn, she liked. Still, she would rather die than let a tomato touch her lips.

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February 10th, 2009 § 6 comments § permalink

I’ve eaten at Ippudo at least a dozen times since my first visit last September. The total would be higher if I hadn’t been away much of the fall and Thanksgiving and Christmas. When I’m there, slurping up noodles, all I can think about is when I’ll be able to come back. It’s a weekly thing now.

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Banana Nugget Cookies

February 6th, 2009 § 9 comments § permalink

The sight of bananas blackening on the counter can only mean one thing: Time to make banana nugget cookies.

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