Archives for May 2011

Weekend Cooking: Eataly

My sister and I decided to spend our Rapture embracing the spirit–eating like there’s no tomorrow–and snacked our way through Eataly, a 50,000 square foot Italian food emporium across from Madison Square Park and adjacent to the Flatiron Building. Together with celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Lidia (and her son, Joseph) Bastianich, Oscar Farinetti’s brainchild is […]

Review: The Captain by Ian O’Connor

Title: The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter Author: Ian O’Connor Genre/Pages: Biography/416 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Release Date: May 16, 2011 Rating: 3.5 bookmarks Source: Publisher via netGalley Nat’s One-Sentence Synopsis:  Armed with information gleaned from more than 200 interviews, Ian O’Connor offers up a solid–if longish–biography of New York Yankee Captain Derek Jeter […]

Chocodile Rock

An age difference of two years doesn’t seem like much, but as childhood memories go, it’s an eternity .  Anthony has  22 months on me and those few months have often left me struggling to remember musical groups or television shows that he vividly recalls.  While he was sneaking into the theater to see Porky’s, […]