Hungry Like the Wife

Purely by chance this week I ran across this LA Times blog entitled Hungry like the wolf: Julie Ann Rhodes goes from rock ‘n’ roll wife to food fame by Scott T. Sterling. I am far from naive enough to believe Mr. Sterling would have taken… Keep Reading »

Friday Food Tips: Say Cheese!

It is now peak tomato season, and one of my favorite summer appetizers is a simple tomato and mozzarella salad. I remember the first one I ever had. It was 1982, I had a ghastly hangover, and was absolutely  famished when I arrived on a nearby… Keep Reading »

A View from the Fishbowl of Fame

I reluctantly wrote this post months ago, but the problem seems to be rearing it’s ugly head again, so I decided to go ahead and post it now. You know I don’t like dwelling on the negative, but I wish some people would remember that harboring… Keep Reading »

Istanbul: Art, Music, History, and Food

Astrid Wyman, Andy Taylor, Julie Anne Rhodes, Steve Strange, and Francesca Thyssen

I did have a fabulous trip planned this week to visit one of my favorite people on the planet (my philanthropic, larger than life, visionary friend Francesca Thyssen), in an exotic land I’ve yet… Keep Reading »