Anthony Bourdain's Roadrunner movie poster.

Summer viewing: Roadrunner

(a little break from Summer Reads this week…) Last week, thanks to the kind folks at Touchwood PR and Focus Features, I got to preview new Anthony Bourdain film, Roadrunner! (so did paying subscribers to my newsletter – want in on those types of goodies? Subscribe here). I am/was a huge Bourdain fan (he died … Read more

Anthony Bourdain's World Travel book cover.

Summer Reads: World Travel

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. It’s been 3 years since Anthony Bourdain passed away so you might be wondering how he’s authored a book. World Travel: An Irreverent Guide, published last month, is actually authored by longtime assistant Laurie Woolever and was … Read more

Wasted the Story of Food Waste poster

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste

Food waste. It’s a big topic everywhere these days. From my school lunchroom where we’re constantly trying to reduce the amount of food waste to projects from big name chefs like Massimo Bottura who, during Expo Milano in 2015 transformed an abandoned theatre in the Greco neighborhood of Milan into a soup kitchen with the … Read more