On the Inside

By Larry Levine – I first met Pati Jinich one Saturday afternoon early this year. She was on her weekly PBS TV show, Pati’s Mexican Table. I was in my
By Larry Levine – You don’t have to be British, or as in my case married a Brit, but it helps. The English have a sometimes colorful, sometimes mystifying language
  By Larry Levine – Measured on a scale of more than 165,000 dead, the loss of some of our favorite restaurants doesn’t seem like much. Until we remember the
By Larry Levine – When government officials said restaurants can re-open, they didn’t say I had to go out to dinner. And I won’t. After more than 75 years of
By Larry Levine – Cook once, eat twice. Or three times. That’s one of the secrets to how Jennifer and I have eaten home-cooked dinners 66 consecutive nights without getting
By Larry Levine – What would you do? Suppose you were waiting tables in a nice restaurant. You’ve been out of work for weeks because of the coronavirus shutdown. Now
By Larry Levine – People who cooked once a week, or once a month, or never … Now they’re cooking every night. Most are getting by. Some will become proficient.
By Larry Levine – I step off the curb to set out on my half-hour walk in the neighborhood. That’s what my doctors recommend in normal times, 30 minutes of
By Larry Levine – Grocery shopping today is not a question of “what do I need.” It’s as much a matter of “what do they have.” This was driven home

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