Road Foodie

Some people drive simply to arrive.

Gentle Dreamer, Part Two

Posted By on January 13, 2010

When our gentle hero from Part One, Cosimo, began to amass an estimable collection of wine—his own, plus some of the top labels and vintages in the world—it became clear that he needed somewhere to put them. The bespoke cellars that adorn the West’s redundant crop of McMansions run into the “mid five figures.” (Can […]

Three Stooges No More

Posted By on June 20, 2009

When I met my actor husband in 2001, the only tools he owned were nestled in a small leather kit inside a medicine chest. Imagine my alarm, then, when he climbs up a ladder with a screaming chainsaw under his arm. You see, last winter in the upstate garden of a friend, a hundred-year-old apple […]