The introduction and table of contents for Best Food Writing 2015 are now online! Here’s a taste: My first bite released a flood of taste memories. I realized that this was the same dish I had always ordered—no doubt using the same logic—when we came to Pappardella. I literally closed my eyes in pleasure to savor […]

I recently talked about Friday Night Meatballs with Local Mouthful, a new podcast about food hosted by two of my favorite Philadelphia food writers, Joy Manning (editor of Edible Philly) and Marissa McClellan (author of Food in Jars). You can listen here. Enjoy!

I’ve got some very good news to share today! I’m so excited to announce that my essay “Friday Night Meatballs: How to Change Your Life with Pasta,” first published in Serious Eats, has been selected for inclusion in the Best Food Writing 2015 anthology, edited by Holly Hughes and published by Da Capo Press. I’ve […]