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The Wall Street Journal:

Cook luxury foods without missing a morsel – Chris Kostow

What to do with an abundance of vegetables?

The etiquette of bringing your own meal on a plane – Nancy Silverton

The challenge of cooking in a summer rental – Michael Ferraro



Thomas Keller: Eating His Words



As online video calls become an everyday activity, a country raised on television is learning how to make good TV at home. – The Wall Street Journal

And I got a shameless plug for For All the Tea in China into the TV segment.

Best book on corporate espionage ever written,” – The Wall Street Journal. (ok, so I said it in WSJ, but if we ever redesign the paperback…)

I’m now contributing to the Tricks of the Trade column at the Wall Street Journal, expect more of these.

Travel sized beauty products at hotels are pleasantly-scented parting gifts or is the bathroom sink the new billboard?for The Wall St. Journal.

More of that pretty smelling stuff please? I appeared on television and radio  

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Chef Stories

I’ve gotten some great food gigs recently:

Martin Picard for Men’s Journal

Cosmopolitan Chefs in Vegas:  Jose Andres, Scott Conant, Bromberg Brothers, David Myers and Costas Spiliadis for Private Clubs Magazine.

Missed my book release party? You can watch it on the new original series Girls Who like Boys Who Like Boys on Sundance Channel, debuting in December.

The plot: I’m a writer, dating in NYC while my best friend, author Joel Derfner, is marrying his long term boyfriend. And it’s all true…

I’m hoping it will sell a lot of books. Have you bought FOR ALL THE TEA IN CHINA yet?

You can watch the promos HERE

All hail the hero of tea:  A Tempest in a Teapot — University of Chicago Magazine