A brunch concept, poorly executed

Remember when I told you I was too vain to share my cooking failures? Well, I’m mustering the strength this morning to share an exceptionally promising meal gone awry.* This past Saturday, I decided to cook brunch for some friends. I had the menu all picked out: smoked salmon, poached eggs, hollandaise and this beautiful…

Weekly Roundup: New York institutions old & new

This is truly a fantastic time to be eating in New York City. Every week there are fabulous restaurants opening, some trying old things in a new way, others starting completely from scratch. All I know is that figuring out where to eat is harder than it should be, but at the end of the day…