What do you do on a daily basis?
I eat, and read and write about food. I also help come up with culinary driven content that will appeal to a social audience, like our Snapchat viewers.
Who is your culinary icon?
Jeremiah Tower, Lidia Bastianich, Gabrielle Hamilton, Michael Symon
Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
What's your favorite cookbook?
So many. Tartine Cookbook, The Zuni Café Cookbook, Plenty
What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
What's your favorite condiment?
Hot sauce or mayonnaise
What's the first dish you learned to make?
Spaghetti with butter and cheese
Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
What kitchen tool can't you live without?
What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
Varies by what I’m making: oldies or folksy stuff for baking, alt or classic rock for cooking.
What's your favorite food scene from a movie?
Lobster scene from Annie Hall or the food fight in Hook
If you weren't in food, what career would you have liked to have tried?
Painter (assuming I can paint, but this is hypothetical, right?)
What's your favorite "food city" to visit?