Once again, I really enjoyed my conversation this morning on WYNC’s Brian Lehrer show–and it didn’t hurt to find out that even Brian Lehrer has a picky eater kid (or that his son, age 12, will now eat asparagus even if he hates to admit he likes it. Perhaps there’s hope for The Cheese-Hater after all). There were so many great calls, so thanks to everyone for listening. If you missed it, you can get the audio here.
On a purely personal note, I had a moment of completely sublime New Yorkishness when, in the middle of the show, I looked out the window and out over the buildings and water towers of lower Manhattan sharply delineated against the crisp, clear blue sky. I grew up in Manhattan, and sitting there with my headphones on, on a great local radio show, talking about my work with the perfect view of the city I love, was almost overwhelming. I was talking about arugula, but I was hearning this in my head:
Meanwhile, I’ve been light on the posting because I’ve been busy with a lot of other projects, including–yay!–a new book deal and some writing about cookies for the Food Network, which I’ll tell you more about when it launches online. All of this and more will be available soon on my new website, which will be a gathering place for all things having to do with my writing and interests. More on that soon, too. In the meantime, I promise to keep the Friday Food Writers coming.