Month: March 2020

Food Log during COVID-19 (March 14 to present)

Food Log during COVID-19 (March 14 to present)

I began planning weeks ago (at the behest of my husband) and started stocking my pantry. I knew when I was having my last dinner out and kinda, sorta mapped out the first few meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Again, at the behest of my…

Chef Floyd Cardoz (His Legacy. . . To Me)

Chef Floyd Cardoz (His Legacy. . . To Me)

This morning, I was busy figuring out when Governor Cuomo would be giving his daily press conference as I was feeling particularly bummed out by the COVID-19 maelstrom.  I was about two hours behind reading the news that Chef Floyd Cardoz had passed due to…

Goji Berry-Turmeric Tonic

Goji Berry-Turmeric Tonic

My tweet of making this tonic last Sunday morning had more likes than I had seen in a long time. Clearly, the lack of access to fresh juice bars and overall minimalization of outdoor time have severely impacted folks’ daily regimen. And so I thought…

New & Noteworthy (Week of March 9)

New & Noteworthy (Week of March 9)

I struggle this week to comment on dining out given the COVID-19 outbreak, mainly because every sentence I have written (and deleted) sound so frivolous. But then I remember I always turn towards food for solace and enrichment. This week I am adding Paisley, a…

New & Noteworthy (Week of March 2)

New & Noteworthy (Week of March 2)

Those who mourned the closing of Barbuto last May after its sixteen year run on Washington Street can rejoice. Jonathan Waxman is back, and the Barbuto reboot is only a stone’s throw from its original location with the same open kitchen concept, large pizza oven,…