Crunchy Grape Salad with Garlic and Basil [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #36 Crunchy Grape Salad with Garlic and Basil Makes 2 Servings   1 Cup Red Globe Grapes (With Seeds) 1 Cup Cauliflower, Sliced Thin or Shaved 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 6… Continue reading

Where To Sip – London [The Traveling Bite]

When I first started Little Word Bites, I scheduled my weekly posts for Sunday evenings because it was the one day every week I knew I would be home, cozy in my pajamas,… Continue reading

Where To Bite – Narcissa [East Village, NY]

I first encountered Narcissa while attending an unlikely concert in the invite-only, basement club Chez Andre at The Standard East Village. It was a twangy, country performance of Mississippi River byways and backwater blues.… Continue reading

Grilled Romaine with Strawberries, Seeds, and Feta Dressing [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #35 Grilled Romaine Salad with Strawberries, Seeds, and Lemon Feta Dressing For Grilled Salad (2 Servings) 1 Heart of Romaine 1/3 Cup Strawberries, Roughly Chopped 2 Teaspoon Sunflower Seeds… Continue reading

Where To Bite On Your Birthday – Blue Hill Farm [Greenwich Village]

Since the first of April, I have been honoring my family’s notorious “birth-month” tradition by repeatedly celebrating my twenty-third birthday. That means dining at a handful of my must-hit restaurants, indulging in spa… Continue reading

A Little Word on Nowruz

If you missed my recent article on Travel + Leisure’s blog, Carry On, announcing the under-appreciated Persian New Year, you may not have made it to Bread and Salt Hospitality’s Nowruz Dinner and Book Signing last Sunday. That,… Continue reading

Where To Bite Breakfast [East Village, NY]

Brunch is to the New Yorker what High Tea is to the British aristocrat, or what snack time is to the well-trained Kindergartener. It’s just what you do.  It’s not the first time I’ve… Continue reading

A Little Word on the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

New York City experienced its fourth vegetarian and vegan nirvana this month, when the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival took over the Metropolitan Pavilion on March 1 and 2nd. Filling two floors with delicious… Continue reading

Orange Spiced Squash Soup [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #34 Orange Spiced Squash Soup 1/4 Cup Chopped Onion 1/2 Cup Water 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1 Pinch Cumin and Ginger 1 Sprig Lemon Thyme 1/4 Chopped Apple 1/2 White… Continue reading

A Little Word On Garden of Eden

Every Sunday, after a solid workout and a rousing hour of Cardio Pilates, I make my way past Borough Hall to the Garden of Eden. And let me tell you, it is truly… Continue reading