Eat Up

In the kitchen I originate very little. Modify, yes; originate, no. I’m okay with that. I was gratified recently when I watched “Funke,” a documentary film about Evan Funke, the American chef whose LA restaurant Felix attempts to serve the best pasta in the United States. Not just good pasta. The best.  (Felix menu shown…More

Drink Up–finding your house wine

And the winner is: 2017 La Focaie, Maremma Toscana.   Every summer I look for a budget red or white, the wine I’m going to open at home, enjoy while cooking lunch and with chocolate after lunch. A couple summers ago it was Cecchi, an Italian red.  Last summer it was budget California chardonnay from Costco.…More