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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – One of the greatest things I ever overheard in a restaurant, and lamb with herb pesto

  Tables in New York restaurants are often crammed close together, so even though you might be having a romantic evening with your husband you can still listen with ease into the conversations to your right and left as though … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Adobo Pork Fillet and recognition on the subway

Returning from a choir rehearsal on the subway late last night I discovered quite by chance an amazing fact; my husband is a bit of a celebrity.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Chicken Caesar Salad and life lessons

It was my friend Molly’s birthday this week. She turned 25 and celebrated with whiskey and an origami competition in a dive bar on the lower east side. By 10pm she was in reflective mood, looking back over her quarter … Continue reading

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This dinner will get you laid – An Easter Bunny Story and Roast Chicken with lemon herb butter

When my sister was little she had a pet rabbit. It was probably the best rabbit in the entire world, we thought. For example, it once peed on an ex boyfriend of mine.

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Madeira Cake. For my Grandpa.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Greek Salad Topped Chicken For Warm Spring Nights

It’s Spring in New York – daffodils, blossoms, no need to wear a coat weather, the whole bit. The evening was filled with out on the balcony possibilities and I was determined to make the most of them.

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This Dinner Will Put You In A St Patrick’s Frame of Mind – Guinness Beef Stew and a dancing leprechaun

St Patrick’s Day plans are afoot in New York – the parade is shutting down half the city, green beer is promised in the bar on the corner, Kim is hosting a brunch with actual Irish Bacon, and a dancing … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Chicken with Lemon and Thyme, when dinner has to deliver

There are times when we all want to make a good impression. Look like our best selves in a good light on a good hair day, be at our smartest, our wittiest, our most charming. Or, failing that, simply not … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Fettuccine Alfredo with peas and pancetta and an important question; what’s in a name?

Not entirely out of the blue, I was able to plug my fascinating fact of the week into conversation: “Did you know,” I told the assembled company, “that Pepsi Cola was originally called Brad’s Drink?”

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Profiteroles,Oscars and an unlikely celebrity haunting

As the Oscars approach, we naturally become more concerned with movies and their stars. Some of us, more literally than others.

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