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 »

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 »