Category Archive: The New Bite

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

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

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

Where To Bite Butter [Manhattan, NY]

No, the LWB kitchen is not suddenly endorsing butter as the foundation of a healthy diet. This is not the Paula Deen handbook for home-cooking with various types of fat. But I am… Continue reading

A Little Word On Eggplant

Growing up, I hardly ever ate eggplant. My father hated the texture, and my mother – not being an especially involved cook – stuck to the ingredients she knew how to prepare and… Continue reading

Tomato-Stewed Okra [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #31 1 15 oz Can of Stewed Tomatoes, No Salt Added 1/4 White Onion, Diced 2-3 Cups Whole Okra, Stemmed Salt and Pepper, To Taste 1 Tablespoon Light Butter… Continue reading

A Little Word With Gabe Wolff – Tip Us The Wink

“I started daydreaming,” Gabriel Wolff tells me over a bottle of Honest Tea. The organic eatery we’re meeting in used to have an extensive menu of hot teas and espresso beverages, but they… Continue reading

Hindi Day Dinner [CYOB]

It was hardly a surprise that when I brought my good friend Sirma home to spend Thanksgiving with the Little Word Bites family, the Turkey/Turkey questions and puns were ceaseless. That’s because Sirma… Continue reading

A Little Word on Gluten-Free Friendsgiving

…So there may have been a cheese board with Cranberry Walnut bread I flew home with me from La Farm Bakery, in North Carolina, that I have kept frozen for a special occasion.… Continue reading

A Little Word On Living Free

There are no shortage of parties on a Friday in New York City – after work lets out in Midtown, the streets are thick with people looking for an ice cold cocktail, a… Continue reading