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