Loyd Grossman and I

Being a chef is a hard job and working hard means that you get a great reward after. This has definitely been the case for me. I met Loyd Grossman in my restaurant Baity Kitchen a few years ago. He was a regular there on the weekends. I loved that he loved my place.  I also love him as a person and for all the work he has done and continues to do. His sauces are the best out there!

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Trompe L'oeil in Gaza

March 3, 2015

In Gaza where things seem to be pretty unbearable, a young woman has turned her room into a safe haven full of art taking her away from the horrible world outside her window.

Her project is called 100 days of solitude in tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Novel. But Nidaa Badwan has been in her room for more than a year without leaving. She is willing to die there as she has found nothing better around her.

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