Food Stylist in the Golden Age

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IMG_1112No matter the century, there’s always that hostess who really aces the buffet table. Having not inherited the decorating gene, I’m always impressed with the gals that have that skill.

Ostrich Farm sans Ostrich

Had a delicious dinner at the new Ostrich Farm in Echo Park. Chef Jaime Turrey makes these pillowy, dreamy flatbreads with toppings such as peach/burrata and leek/stilton. Other standouts were the pot pie and the deconstructed osso bucco. Didn’t miss the ostrich.IMG_1630

Mark Haskell Smith Travels Light

naked at lunch

I saw Mark last night at Vroman’s talking about his new book Naked At Lunch. He’s a wonderful writer – curious, insightful, brave – and so funny in person. If you’ve ever wondered about taking a nudist cruise, here’s your travel guide.

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