A Little Word on Nowruz

If you missed my recent article on Travel + Leisure’s blog, Carry On, announcing the under-appreciated Persian New Year, you may not have made it to Bread and Salt Hospitality’s Nowruz Dinner and Book Signing last Sunday. That,… Continue reading

Where To Bite Breakfast [East Village, NY]

Brunch is to the New Yorker what High Tea is to the British aristocrat, or what snack time is to the well-trained Kindergartener. It’s just what you do.  It’s not the first time I’ve… Continue reading

A Little Word on the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

New York City experienced its fourth vegetarian and vegan nirvana this month, when the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival took over the Metropolitan Pavilion on March 1 and 2nd. Filling two floors with delicious… Continue reading

Orange Spiced Squash Soup [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #34 Orange Spiced Squash Soup 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion 1/2 Cup Water 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1 Pinch Cumin and Ginger 1 Sprig Lemon Thyme 1/4 Chopped Apple 1/2 White… Continue reading

A Little Word On Garden of Eden

Every Sunday, after a solid workout and a rousing hour of Cardio Pilates, I make my way past Borough Hall to the Garden of Eden. And let me tell you, it is truly… Continue reading

Where To Bite – EN Japanese Brasserie [Manhattan, NY]

Becoming a vegetarian was a slow process, which left me, for many years, as a sushi-loving pescetarian. And when I finally did away with the final remnants of meat in my diet, I… Continue reading

Savory Mushroom Spread [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #33 Savory Mushroom Spread 1/4 Cup Diced Onion 1/4 Cup Diced Carrot 2 Tablespoons Fat Free Cream Cheese 1 Tablespoon Grated Fat Free Parmesan 1 Clove Garlic, Minced 1… Continue reading

Where To Bite Kenmore Square [The Traveling Bite]

Hello, my most patient readers. My apologies for the missed post last week. I was traveling – and, for your reading pleasure – turned my trip into the first Traveling Bite Travelogue for… Continue reading

Ottolenghi-Style Stuffed Peppers [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #32 Ottolenghi-Style Stuffed Peppers For The Sauce: Zest of 1 Lime (Approximately 1 Teaspoon) 1 Tablespoon Fresh-Squeezed Lime Juice 2 Tablespoons Fat-Free Greek Yogurt 1/2 Teaspoon Olive Oil 1… Continue reading

Where To Bite Butter [Manhattan, NY]

No, the LWB kitchen is not suddenly endorsing butter as the foundation of a healthy diet. This is not the Paula Deen handbook for home-cooking with various types of fat. But I am… Continue reading