Monthly Archives: July 2010

Neue Galerie – NYC

The Neue Galerie is one of New York city’s greatest treasures.  I knew about the museum long before I had ever visited it.  Last June my sister-in-law and I followed up a private tour at the Met with a visit … Continue reading

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What Happened to Mel?

It’s hard to ignore the fact that Mel Gibson seems to be hellbent on self-destruction these days.  Taking into account the current mess he’s involved in with Oksana Grigorieva, the mother of latest child (one can’t assume this is his … Continue reading

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Malfeasance

Malfeasance:  The commission of an act that is unequivocally illegal or completely wrongful. Malfeasance is a comprehensive term used in both civil and criminal  law to describe any act that is wrongful. It is not a distinct crime or tort, but … Continue reading

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Joe’s Mustard Sauce

Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami is a venerable institution dating back to 1913.  It was Joe Weiss who collaborated with a Harvard ichthyologist to figure out how to cook and serve these native crustaceans.  Stone crabs are cooked and served chilled.  … Continue reading

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Al Fresco

Is there anything better than dining al fresco?  Al fresco means “in the fresh (air).”  It means incorporating nature and your surroundings into your dining experience.  It means opening up your senses to the sights, sounds and smells of the … Continue reading

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One For The Weekend

Here’s a recipe for you to try:  African Crab 1 lb. jumbo lump crabmeat 2 c. chopped honeydew melon or pears ½ c. Progresso plain or Italian breadcrumbs 1 c. mayonnaise (preferably Hellman’s) 2 T. curry powder 2 t. paprika … Continue reading

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Addiction

From Merriam-Webster: Main Entry: ad·dic·tion Pronunciation: \ə-ˈdik-shən, a-\ Function: noun Date: 1599 1 : the quality or state of being addicted <addiction to reading> 2 : compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) … Continue reading

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