If you're lucky, one of the few things you and your parents will be able to agree on is that the prospect of you traveling out of New York for Thanksgiving is too hectic, too expensive, and, simply put, not worth the hassle. If you have not established this understanding, our first suggestion for fa ... More >>
The winter months mean vastly different things to different people. As the weather chills, the days shorten, and the holiday festivities commence, I am weary yet unchastened by the memories of holiday party benders past.
Devotees of Iron Chef are well familiar with the aphorism attributed to French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin: "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." While your dining partners likely have an idea of what you are, there are scenarios in which you are required to dine in ... More >>