My New Book—Ice Cream: A Global History

Want Great Oatmeal? Try Metro Diner on the Upper West Side

For great oatmeal, stop by Metro Diner on the Upper West Side. You can make this at home too.

Ice Cream: Edible Series and Ice Cream on Awards List

Ice Cream, my new book on how everyone’s favorite food developed around the world, is shortlisted as part of the Edible Series for the Andre Simon Food Book Awards.
To pre-order, go to Amazon, Ice Cream: A Global History (Reaktion Books - Edible) or to any of your favorite booksellers.

Restaurants for Valentine’s Day on the Upper West Side and Elsewhere in New York

Especially in this down economy, restaurants are hungering for your business on Valentine’s Day. On the Upper West Side, there’s a bumper crop of places to go.
I personally would rather skip the whole hyped-up Valentine’s Day eating out thing and prepare a cozy dinner at home. Why brave the mobs at the restaurants, the often [...]