Travels to New York City Via Instagram

October 21, 2013



It may be my backyard, but whenever I’m in New York City I like to view it as though I’m visiting it for the first time. Join me on a visual and virtual journey to one of my favorite cities. … Read More…

An Edible Roundup: Where We’ve Been Eating Lately

August 16, 2013


Lately we’ve featured a few can’t-miss culinary ventures, including tasty fried flowers prepared by a foraging chef, and an idyllic restaurant famed for its onsite laboratory and farm. Here’s a quick look back at the edible innovations we’ve been exploring, Read More…

My Visit to Hudson Valley’s Farm at Stone Barns

August 9, 2013


Though I have been there several times, it’s a new experience each time I visit Stone Barns, a year-round working farm, living classroom, and laboratory set on a six acre parcel of the former Rockefeller estate, 80 acres in Pocantico Read More…

Outdoor & Indoor Oasis in London’s Bankside District

August 30, 2012

A walk in one of Bankside’s urban forests.

One of my favorite London neighborhoods is Bankside, a district in the city’s South Side, on the southern bank of the River Thames. As I’m always looking for a great urban outdoor … Read More…

My Rooftop-to-Table Dinner at Rosemary’s

July 12, 2012

Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens

I began this week dining with a foodie friend at Rosemary’s, the latest addition to New York City’s restaurants with rooftop gardens and farms. Though our expected 45 minute wait turned into an hour … Read More…

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