What’s Your Last Supper?

Let’s just imagine you know you’re going die and you could have any meal in the world what would that be? This was the most interesting dinner conversation I’ve had in a long time. I was at the Publican. John started it when I asked him what his favorite daily eats is. He replied that would be impossible to answer … Read More

Baked Alaska for the Holidays

This very yummy recipe comes directly from the experts the Millennium Alaskan Hotel Anchorage. I often thought Baked Alaska would be a difficult treat to under take but this recipe looks concise and simple to manage. Baked Alaska Recipe: Courtesy of the Millennium Alaskan Hotel Anchorage Ingredients: Cake Nonstick vegetable oil spray 4 large eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 … Read More

Social Measure the Holy Grail – SMBChicago

The other morning I had the pleasure of being asked to moderate a session; the honor to discuss an important subject – Digital Measurement precisely Social Media Measurement. We’re all trying to figure out how to measure social media, the Social Media Breakfast was perfect place to discuss theories and successes in measuring social media. I wasn’t sure of the … Read More

Books for Sweet Lovers and Wine Novices

Wine and Candy, two great tasting foods, that are delicious and mysterious. To the average person deciding on a wine to purchase can be a mind boggling. Wine Secrets, Advice from Winemakers, Sommeliers, and Connoisseurs, by Marnie Old, provides a user’s guide to taking the overwhelming complexities out of the grape. Marnie Old takes the novice wine drinker from wine … Read More

Tea and scones in London

I know “afternoon tea” isn’t really something Londoners actually do (or have time for!), but I couldn’t resist taking an afternoon out with some friends (none of whom happened to be British, btw) for it. We went to the Orangery at Kensington Gardens, which is a beautiful restaurant: The food came out in courses and not one of those tiered … Read More

Schwa – Chicago

Tasting Arctic Char Roe

Amuse is Amused or better yet a symphony for the tongue presented by master chief, Michael Carlson. Every experience at Schwa is probably unique to the patron. For me Schwa is a legendary adventure, where taste makes taste. You have to have an incredible palette to understand the complexities of this type of cuisine. I have never experienced combinations that are art … Read More

Party Planning Over Long Distance

Recently my brother, Tom and my sister, Joanne and I gave a surprise joint birthday party for my parents. Tom lives in Southern California, Joanne in Scottsdale though travels non stop for work and I in NYC. We managed to bridge the distance gap to plan this party. Thank goodness for the internet, free conference call.com, and Skype. The invites … Read More

Where do you hulu?

Yeah that’s right I hulu too. I hulu while I’m cooking, but I’m not watching cooking shows I usually watch sci-fi. According to some researchers women don’t usually watching sci-fi…yeah right. Here’s a list of my favorite sci-fi on hulu:Firefly – why did they ever cancel the series when it was on tv?Battlestar Galactica – finally! A sci-fi show with … Read More