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Meal Periods: Killing Us Softly With Their Food

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2010 | 12:35 AM

My sister-in-law, singer/songwriter Lori Lieberman, has learned a lesson or two about timing, creating the exquisite moment, and getting credit where credit is due.

After all, back in the '70s, after hearing Don McLean (of "American Pie" fame) perform at The Troubadour in L.A., Lori was so blown...

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Meal Periods: Steaks and the City

(0) Comments | Posted July 4, 2010 | 1:16 AM

"Oh, by the way, I've invited 13 people over for dinner tonight."

That's my wife, the incomparable Kim, breaking the news to me on a Sunday morning at our pad in midtown Manhattan, after I've just flown in on a late-night flight from L.A.

How can I resist? It's mid-April,...

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Meal Periods: Big Eats at Bard

(14) Comments | Posted April 11, 2010 | 2:19 AM

So, my son Chas calls me in Manhattan from Bard College, 90 minutes up the Hudson.

"Wassup this Saturday?" he asks me. "Wanna cook?"

"How many?"

"Twenty-five."

"Let's do it!" I say. "We'll bring the eats, you get the sous chefs. And don't forget to bring...

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Meal Periods: An Academy Award-Worthy Summer Lunch at the Malibu Vineyard...Fine Art and Big Eats Included

(3) Comments | Posted March 12, 2010 | 9:48 AM

Last July, I got a call from my friend, world-famous textmeister/conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner, and his great wife Alice. "I've got a show opening at Shaun Regen's Regen Projects next week. Do you and Kim want to come to the dinner afterwards?"

We had just gotten home to...

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