Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

1 Feb 18: Field Notes—Quips on our radar
31 Jan 18: “Angelo Surmelis.” Author of The Dangerous Art of Blending In.
25 Jan 18: “Joseph Kuefler.” Author of The Digger and the Flower.
23 Jan 18: “John Leland.” Author of Happiness Is a Choice You Make.
17 Jan 18: “Ijeoma Oluo.” Author of So You Want to Talk About Race.
15 Jan 18: Field Notes—Quips on our radar
15 Jan 18: “Naima Coster.” Author of Halsey Street.
10 Jan 18: “Mariana Ruiz Johnson.” Author of While You Are Sleeping.
5 Jan 18: “Catherine Kerrison.” Author of Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America.
2 Jan 18: “Neel Mukherjee.” Author of A State of Freedom.
27 Dec 17: “Sonali Dev.” Author of A Distant Heart.
10 Nov 17: “Kevin Young.” Author of Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News.
22 June 17: “Anne Helen Petersen.” Author of Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman.
20 June 17: “Sarvinder Naberhaus & Kadir Nelson.” Author & illustrator of Blue Sky White Stars.
19 June 17: “Cate Lineberry.” Author of Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls’ Escape from Slavery to Union Hero.
14 June 17: “Greg Pizzoli.” Author of The Quest for Z: The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in the Amazon.
12 June 17: “Victor LaValle.” Author of The Changeling.
8 June 17: “Lisa Bunker.” Author of Felix Yz.
17 May 17: “Cary Fagan.” Author of A Cage Went in Search of a Bird.
15 May 17: “John T. Edge.” Author of The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South.
5 May 17: “Randa Abdel-Fattah.” Author of The Lines We Cross.
3 May 17: “Rakesh Satyal.” Author of No One Can Pronounce My Name
24 April 17: “Doree Shafrir.” Author of Startup.
17 April 17: “Barry Lyga.” Author of Bang.
13 April 17: “Dani Shapiro.” Author of Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage.
10 April 17: “Anastasia Higginbotham.” Author of Tell Me about Sex, Grandma.
7 April 17: “Sara Zarr.” Author of Gem & Dixie.
31 March 17: “Lamar Giles.” Author of Overturned.
23 March 17: “Catherine Burns.” Author of All These Wonders: True Stories about Facing the Unknown.
22 March 17: “Sarah Dunn.” Author of The Arrangement.
21 March 17: “Deb Olin Unferth.” Author of Wait Till You See Me Dance.
20 March 17: “Ron Powers.” Author of No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America.
13 March 17: “Ariel Levy.” Author of The Rules Do Not Apply.
9 March 17: “Julianne Pachico.” Author of The Lucky Ones.
7 March 17: “Mohsin Hamid.” Author of Exit West.
28 Feb 17: “Melissa Febos.” Author of Abandon Me.
23 Feb 17: “Kelly DiPucchio.” Author of Antoinette.
17 Feb 17: “Deborah Willis.” Author of The Dark and Other Love Stories.
13 Feb 17: “Daniel Lowe.” Author of All That’s Left to Tell.
9 Feb 17: “Katie Kitamura.” Author of A Separation.
7 Feb 17: “Lisa Carey.” Author of The Stolen Child.
3 Feb 17: “Elan Mastai.” Author of All Our Wrong Todays.
18 Jan 17: “Rachel Hulin.” Author of Hey Harry, Hey Matilda.
17 Jan 17: “Han Kang.” Author of Human Acts.
13 Jan 17: Mark Sundeen.” Author of The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today’s America.
11 Jan 17: Shanthi Sekaran.” Author of Lucky Boy.
6 Jan 17: Nikki Grimes.” Author of One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance.
24 Oct 16: Ha Jin.” Author of The Boat Rocker.
17 Oct 16: Beth Macy.” Author of Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest—A True Story of the Jim Crow South.
5 Oct 16: Juana Medina.” Author of Juana Medina.
5 Oct 16: Juana Medina.” Author of Juana Medina.
3 Oct 16: Maria Semple.” Author of Today Will Be Different.
19 Sept 16: Robert Kanigel.” Author of Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs.
16 Sept 16: Anuk Arudpragasam.” Author of The Story of a Brief Marriage.
14 Sept 16: Gayle Forman.” Author of Leave Me.
6 Sept 16: M-E Girard.” Author of Girl Mans Up.
31 Aug 16: Donald Bogle.” Author of Elizabeth and Michael: The Queen of Hollywood and the King of Pop—A Love Story.
26 Aug 16: Jory John & Bob Shea.” Author & illustrator of Quit Calling Me a Monster!.
12 Aug 16: Leopoldine Core.” Author of When Watched.
7 Aug 16: Colson Whitehead.” Author of The Underground Railroad.
4 Aug 16: Jay McInerney.” Author of Bright, Precious Days.
3 Aug 16: Stuart Nadler.” Author of The Inseparables.
18 July 16: Emma Rathbone.” Author of Losing It.
13 July 16: Heather Havrilesky.” Author of How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly’s Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life.
6 July 16: Blair Braverman.” Author of Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North.
30 June 16: Bob Proehl.” Author of A Hundred Thousand Worlds.
20 June 16: Patrick Kuh.” Author of Flavors We Lost: From Bread to Bourbon, How Artisans Reclaimed American Food.
13 June 16: Ramona Ausubel.” Author of Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty.
9 June 16: Lindsay Ribar.” Author of Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies.
6 June 16: Arthur Lubow.” Author of Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer.
3 June 16: Liam Francis Walsh.” Author-illustrator of Fish.
2 June 16: Summer Reading 2016.”
2 June 16: Eddie Huang.” Author of Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food and Broken Hearts in China.
31 May 16: Miranda Beverly-Whittemore.” Author of June.
24 May 16: Ann Leary.” Author of The Children.
23 May 16: Stephanie Danler.” Author of Sweetbitter.
19 May 16: Jill Lepore.” Author of Joe Gould’s Teeth.
18 May 16: Eric Ripert.” Author of 32 Yolks: From My Mother’s Table to Working the Line.
4 May 16: Diane Guerrero.” Author of In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.
4 May 16: The 10 Galleys You Should Grab at BEA.”
17 Mar 16: “Sarah Schulman.” Author of The Cosmopolitans.
9 Mar 16: “Elizabeth Brundage.” Author of All Things Cease to Appear.
24 Feb 16: “Theresa Rebeck.” Author of I’m Glad About You.
12 Feb 16: “Amy Gustine.” Author of You Should Pity Us Instead.
10 Feb 16: “Chris Offutt.” Author of My Father, the Pornographer.
3 Feb 16: “Alexander Chee.” Author of The Queen of the Night.
15 Jan 16: “Maria Konnikova.” Author of The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It … Every Time.
13 Jan 16: “Helen Ellis.” Author of American Housewife.
11 Jan 16: “Sunil Yapa.” Author of Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist.
20 Nov 15: “Out of the Frying Pan, Into the iPhone.” Kirkus talks to some of the masterminds reinventing cookbooks.
10 Nov 15: “Mary Beard.” Author of S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome.
4 Nov 15: “Carrie Brownstein.” Author of Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.
4 Nov 15: “Jennifer Wright.” Author of It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History.
2 Nov 15: “Karen Olsson.” Author of All the Houses.
27 Oct 15: “Gregory Maguire.” Author of After Alice.
26 Oct 15: “Lauren Redniss.” Author of Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future.
22 Oct 15: “Paul Murray.” Author of The Mark and the Void.
20 Oct 15: “Amy Ellis Nutt.” Author of Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family.
12 Oct 15: “Susan Cheever.” Author of Drinking in America: Our Secret History.
28 Sep 15: “Paul Theroux.” Author of Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads.
23 Sep 15: “Lori Ostlund.” Author of After the Parade.
4 Sep 15: “Mac Barnett & Christian Robinson.” Author of Leo: A Ghost Story.
3 Sep 15: “Carolyn Mackler.” Author of Infinite in Between.
27 Aug 15: “David Lagercrantz.” Author of The Girl in the Spider’s Web.
18 Aug 15: “Susan Barker.” Author of The Incarnations.
14 Aug 15: “Helen Phillips.” Author of The Beautiful Bureaucrat.
3 Aug 15: “Lauren Holmes.” Author of Barbara the Slut: And Other People.
31 July 15: “J. Ryan Stradal.” Author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest.
28 July 15: “Paula McLain.” Author of Circling the Sun.
21 July 15: “Ben Marcus.” Editor of New American Stories.
15 July 15: “Annie Liontas.” Author of Let Me Explain You.
8 July 15: “Bethany Barton.” Author of I’m Trying To Love Spiders.
7 July 15: “Julia Pierpont.” Author of Among the Ten Thousand Things.
30 June 15: “Naomi Jackson.” Author of The Star Side of Bird Hill.
29 June 15: “Emily Mitchell.” Author of Viral: Stories.
19 June 15: “Mia Alvar.” Author of In the Country.
15 June 15: “Kate Walbert.” Author of The Sunken Cathedral.
1 June 15: “Sophie McManus.” Author of The Unfortunates.
1 June 15: “Stevie Phillips.” Author of Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie @ David & Sue & Me….
28 May 15: “Peter Nichols.” Author of The Rocks.
20 May 15: “Margaret Lazarus Dean.” Author of Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight..
14 May 15: “Harrison Scott Key.” Author of The World’s Largest Man.
4 May 15: “Barry Estabrook.” Author of Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat.
24 Apr 15: “Elizabeth Alexander.” Author of The Light of the World.
14 Apr 15: “Emily Schultz.” Author of The Blondes.
10 Apr 15: “Troy Andrews & Bryan Collier.” Author & illustrator of Trombone Shorty.
6 Apr 15: “Mary Norris.” Author of Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen.
1 Apr 15: “T.C. Boyle.” Author of The Harder They Come.
30 Mar 15: “Kirker Butler.” Author of Pretty Ugly.
26 Mar 15: “Christian Kiefer.” Author of The Animals.
23 Mar 15: “Nova Ren Suma.” Author of The Walls Around Us.
18 Mar 15: “Barney Frank.” Author of Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage.
10 Mar 15: “James Grissom.” Author of Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog.
10 Mar 15: “Jamie Kornegay.” Author of Soil.
3 Mar 15: “Jill Ciment.” Author of Act of God.
10 Feb 15: “Kelly Link.” Author of Get in Trouble.
5 Feb 15: “Katherine Heiny.” Author of Single, Carefree, Mellow.
2 Feb 15: “M.O. Walsh.” Author of My Sunshine Away.
27 Jan 15: “Brooke Davis.” Author of Lost & Found.
21 Jan 15: “Jennifer Niven.” Author of All the Bright Places.
13 Jan 15: “Paula Hawkins.” Author of The Girl on the Train.
9 Jan 15: “Harriet Lane.” Author of Her.
2 Jan 15: “Rebecca Harrington.” Author of I’ll Have What She’s Having: My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting.
30 Dec 14: “Priya Parmar.” Author of Vanessa and Her Sister.
9 Dec 14: “Best Quips from the Best Nonfiction Writers of 2014.”
28 Nov 14: “John Safran.” Author of God’ll Cut You Down: The Tangled Tale of a White Supremacist, a Black Hustler, a Murder, and How I Lost a Year in Mississippi.
19 Nov 14: “Best Quips from the Best Fiction Writers of 2014.”
14 Nov 14: “Laura Kipnis.” Author of Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation.
28 Oct 14: “Molly Gloss.” Author of Falling from Horses.
16 Oct 14: “Jake Halpern.” Author of Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld.
9 Oct 14: “Robert Marbury.” Author of Taxidermy Art: A Rogue’s Guide to the Work, the Culture, and How to Do It Yourself.
8 Oct 14: “Jane Smiley.” Author of Some Luck.
3 Oct 14: “Edward Carey.” Author of Heap House.
3 Oct 14: “Meg Wolitzer.” Author of Belzhar.
2 Oct 14: “Carl Hiaasen.” Author of Skink—No Surrender.
1 Oct 14: “Garth Stein.” Author of A Sudden Light.
30 Sep 14: “S.C. Gwynne.” Author of Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson.
29 Sep 14: “Mark Bailey & Edward Hemingway.” Author & illustrator of Of All the Gin Joints: Stumbling through Hollywood History.
25 Sep 14: “Caitlin Moran.” Author of How to Build a Girl.
24 Sep 14: “Jandy Nelson.” Author of I’ll Give You the Sun.
5 Sep 14: “Deborah L. Rhode.” Author of What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women’s Movement.
28 Aug 14: “Tony Earley.” Author of Mr. Tall.
25 Aug 14: “Jules Feiffer.” Author of Kill My Mother.
20 Aug 14: “Stephan Eirik Clark.” Author of Sweetness #9.
18 Aug 14: “Matthew Thomas.” Author of We Are Not Ourselves.
13 Aug 14: “Jess Row.” Author of Your Face in Mine.
4 Aug 14: “Amy Bloom.” Author of Lucky Us.
1 Aug 14: “Yelena Akhtiorskaya.” Author of Panic in a Suitcase.
24 Jul 14: “Hannah Hart.” Author of My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Going with Your Gut.
16 Jul 14: “Marja Mills.” Author of The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee.
15 Jul 14: “Tiphanie Yanique.” Author of Land of Love and Drowning.
3 Jul 14: “Emily Gould.” Author of Friendship.
1 Jul 14: “Mira Jacob.” Author of The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing.
25 Jun 14: “Alyson Foster.” Author of God Is an Astronaut.
17 Jun 14: “Lisa Howorth.” Author of Flying Shoes.
5 Jun 14: “John Waters.” Author of Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America.
4 Jun 14: “Adam Rogers.” Author of Proof: The Science of Booze.
20 May 14: “Geoff Dyer.” Author of Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush.
19 May 14: “Kate Payne.” Author of The Hip Girl’s Guide to the Kitchen.
16 May 14: “Roz Chast.” Author of Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
15 May 14: “Kaui Hart Hemmings.” Author of The Possibilities.
14 May 14: “Evan Osnos.” Author of Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China.
13 May 14: “Ava Chin.” Author of Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal.
12 May 14: “Bret Anthony Johnston.” Author of Remember Me Like This.
6 May 14: “Ruth Reichl.” Author of Delicious!
2 May 14: “Stacey D’Erasmo.” Author of Wonderland.
1 May 14: “A.L. Kennedy.” Author of All the Rage.
23 Apr 14: “Elizabeth McCracken.” Author of Thunderstruck & Other Stories.
21 Apr 14: “Francine Prose.” Author of Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932.
11 Apr 14: “Brian Doyle.” Author of The Plover.
8 Apr 14: “Barbara Ehrenreich.” Author of Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Everything.
8 Apr 14: “Lydia Davis.” Author of Can’t and Won’t.
7 Apr 14: “Akhil Sharma.” Author of Family Life.
1 Apr 14: “Kevin Powers.” Author of Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting: Poems.
25 Mar 14: “Ted Thompson.” Author of The Land of Steady Habits.
21 Mar 14: “Susanna Kaysen.” Author of Cambridge.
12 Mar 14: “Siri Hustvedt.” Author of The Blazing World.
10 Mar 14: “Phil Klay.” Author of Redeployment.
5 Mar 14: “Aaron Thier.” Author of The Ghost Apple.
5 Mar 14: “Dinaw Mengestu.” Author of All Our Names.
3 Mar 14: “Blake Bailey.” Author of The Splendid Things We Planned.
20 Feb 14: “Getting to Know Josephine.” Patricia Hruby Powell’s Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, illustrated by Christian Robinson.
11 Feb 14: “Based in Fact, but Felt from the Imagination.” Susan Minot’s Thirty Girls.
4 Feb 14: “Confronting Death (and Laughing a Little, Too).” Carole Radziwill’s The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating.
28 Jan 14: “Falling in Love with a Book, Again and Again.” Rebecca Mead’s My Life in Middlemarch.
24 Jan 14: “Story by Story, a Chinese Writer Changes Readers’ Minds.” Yu Hua’s Boy in the Twilight: Stories of the Hidden China.
22 Jan 14: “Victimized by Their Own Idealism.” Joyce Carol Oates’s Carthage.
14 Jan 14: “Substantial Numbers of Interpretation.” E.L. Doctorow’s Andrew’s Brain.
13 Jan 14: “Whistling in the Dark.” James Magnuson’s Famous Writers I Have Known.
9 Jan 14: “The Need to Return.” Elisabeth de Waal’s The Exiles Return.
6 Jan 14: “A Novelist with Freedom of Imagination, However Dystopian.” Chang-rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea.
2 Jan 14: “Writer Investigates a Brutal Pairing: Authors and Alcohol.” Olivia Laing’s The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking.
11 Dec 13: “Best Books of 2013: Publishing’s Golden Days at Its Most Legendary House.” Boris Kachka’s Hothouse: The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America’s Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
6 Dec 13: “Detective, Up in the Air.” Richard Holmes’s Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air.
15 Nov 13: “Toying with a Classic.” Ronald Frame’s Havisham.
1 Nov 13: “Saying Goodbye to Santini.” Pat Conroy’s The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son.
22 Oct 13: “Old World, New Values.” Luke Barr’s Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste.
11 Oct 13: “In One Novel, the Vast History of an Entire People.” Gabi Gleichmann’s The Elixir of Immortality.
8 Oct 13: “Serving Up a Little Intrigue.” Allen Salkin’s From Scratch: Inside the Food Network.
1 Oct 13: “Airbrushed from History.” Stephen Kinzer’s The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War.
30 Sep 13: “A Woman in Full.” Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things.
23 Sep 13: “Local Souls in Search of Mates.” Allan Gurganus’s Local Souls.
19 Sep 13: “Veteran Writer Still Wants the Best for His Characters.” Nicholson Bakers’s Traveling Sprinkler.
19 Sep 13: “Making Sense of Something Shocking.” Molly Haskell’s My Brother, My Sister: Story of a Transformation.
18 Sep 13: “Five Days at Memorial, a Lifetime of Questions.” Sheri Finks’s Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital.
16 Sep 13: “You Love Me, Right?” Koren Zailckas’s Mother, Mother.
12 Sep 13: “Boy Becomes Artist” David Schickler’s The Dark Path.
9 Sep 13: “Something Itchy’s Going On … “ David Shannon’s Bugs in My Hair!.
26 Aug 13: “Quietly Taking Notes on Other People’s Lives.” Wilton Barnhardt’s Lookaway, Lookaway.
7 Aug 13: “Practiced Novelist Sets Out for New Territory.” Steve Yarbrough’s The Realm of Last Chances.
5 Aug 13: “Watching the Waves Roll In.” Christine Montross’s Falling into the Fire: A Psychiatrist’s Encounters with the Mind in Crisis.
22 July 2013: “My Brain, My Self.” Patricia Churchland’s Touching a Nerve: The Self as Brain.
17 Jul 13: “Hero or Villain? Or Neither?” Chuck Klosterman’s I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined).
11 Jul 13: “Remembering the Lost Girls.” Robert Kolker’s Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery.
11 Jul 13: “Nature’s Little Jokes.” Jincy Willett’s Amy Falls Down.
10 Jul 13: “Bending the Clock’s Hands.” Andrew Sean Greer’s The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells.
9 Jul 13: “Serving Up a Blue Plate Special.” Kate Christensen’s Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites.
27 Jun 13: “Out on a Limb.” Andrew Hudgins’ The Joker: A Memoir.
12 Jun 13: “A Mammoth Art Project: Sculpting New Life.” Clyde Edgerton’s Papadaddy’s Book for New Fathers: Advice to Dads of All Ages .
10 Jun 13: “One Voice, but Thousands Participate.” Shindig offers authors new digital platform.
10 Jun 13: “They Who Laugh, Last.” Ruth Wisse’s No Joke: Making Jewish Humor.
16 May 13: “Acquired Taste.” Raymond Sokolov’s Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food.
7 May 13: “Waging Daily War – With the Plate.” Mika Brzezinski’s Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction—and My Own.
3 May 13: “The Book That’s Become the Law.” Gary Greenberg’s The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry.
11 Apr 13: “Home Is Where the Imagination Is.” Liza Palmer’s Nowhere but Home.
2 Apr 13: “Life Underground, Mysteries Aboveground.” Peter Rock’s The Shelter Cycle.
29 Mar 13: “Taking a Big Gulp into Weird Science.” Mary Roach’s Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.
20 Mar 13: “Small Mark, Big Emotion.” Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld’s Exclamation Mark. (print edition)
12 Mar 13: “‘Raising Cubby,’ but Fighting for His Freedom.” John Elder Robison’s Raising Cubby: A Father and Son’s Adventures with Asperger’s, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives
5 Feb 13: “Wedged Between Slavery and Freedom.” Gene Allen Smith’s The Slaves’ Gamble.


Almanac Weekly

My food column for Ulster Publishing’s Almanac—originally “Small Potatoes,” then “Taste”—celebrated its sixth anniversary on 14 Feb 2013.

7 November 2014: “The doyenne of desserts brings Baking Bible to Rhinebeck.”
6 November 2014: “Hudson Valley up-and-coming distilleries, microbreweries & cideries.”
25 September 2014: “Alice Waters visits the Hudson Valley.”
9 August 2013: “Culinary superman Francisco Migoya opens Hudson Chocolates in Poughkeepsie.”
21 July 2013: “Whitecliff Vineyard in Gardiner to host Bounty of the Hudson wine & food festival.”
28 June 2013: “The master of macaroni.” Gianni Scappin’s Pasta.
14 June 2013: “Some of my favorite Happy Hours in the mid-Hudson Valley.”
3 May 2013: “Kimchee by the DMV.” Café East in Kingston.
17 April 2013: “Fowl is fare.” Quattro’s Farm Store in Pleasant Valley.
13 April 2013: “On the Hudson Valley cheese trail.”
28 Feb 2013: “Fortnight for foodies.” Hudson Valley Restaurant Week returns.
13 Feb 2013: “Delicious energy.” Whey Beyond Bars of Wappingers Falls are delicious and nutritious.
1 Feb 2013: “Amanda Cohen brings her graphic novel cookbook to Rhinebeck.”
18 Jan 2013: “Reading with roots: Three essential Hudson Valley cookbooks.”
29 Dec 2012: “Megan’s Top Ten culinary experiences of 2012.”
27 Nov 2012: “Oliver Kita Great Estates.” Chocolatier Oliver Kita presents a selection of chocolate truffles inspired by the region’s majestic mansions.
12 Nov 2012: “Comfort food in a storm.” Tempest-born apple dumplings from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook.
25 Oct 2012: “Haven from the storm.” Julie Neely’s Haven Coffee and Espresso Bar in Middle Hope offers great breakfast, lunch, and homey desserts.
20 Sept 2012: “Beer, here.” State’s best brews to be showcased at Terrapin in Rhinebeck.
5 Sept 2012: “Burn, baby, burn.” Ignite your own kitchen inferno with homemade hot sauce.
24 Aug 2012: “Keegan’s limited-edition black beer to honor of 30th anniversary of CIA’s American Bounty.”
13 Aug 2012: “Highland’s Bad Seed Cider makes a drink beer lovers can respect.”
29 July 2012: “Grab-able gourmet.” Rhinebeck’s bluecashew to host book-signing with Eat with Your Hands author Zakary Pelaccio.
14 July 2012: “Bold as Brasserie 292.” Po-town eatery looks good, tastes even better.
7 July 2012: “Gunk Haus brings German cuisine & international beers to Clintondale.”
13 June 2012: “Summer fruit, makes me feel fine.” A paean to the local berry bounty, with prep ideas.
31 May 2012: “What’s shaking.” The Stockade Tavern is bringing old-school cool back to Uptown Kingston.
5 May 2012: “A festive fifth.” Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the mid-Hudson, con gusto.
17 May 2012: “Home Sweet Home.” Rebecca Miller Ffrench offers up old family recipes to evoke a delicious past.
19 April 2012: “Ian Knauer’s new cookbook.”
21 March 2012: “Finding fine vegan fare in the mid-Hudson Valley.”
29 Feb 2012: “Yum Yum Noodle Bar opens in Kingston.”
15 Feb 2012: “Why do you think they call it ‘romance’?” Valentine’s Day dinner at A Tavola in New Paltz.
2 Feb 2012: “Make these amazing Super Bowl wings.”
11 Jan 2012: “Bake your winter.” Tips to make your seasonal feel-good cooking even better.
28 Dec 2011: “#delicious.” Twitter feeds help local diners feed themselves.
7 Dec 2011: “You take Manhattan.” Lots of fantastic dining here in the Hudson Valley, without the schlep and big-city prices.
23 Nov 2011: “No-fuss Noël.” A few tips to make holiday hosting less stressful.
9 Nov 2011: “Small package, good things.” Business profile of the Matchbox Cafe in Rhinebeck, New York.
13 Oct 2011: “Say it ain’t so, John.” The DePuy Canal House closes its restaurant doors after 42 years and begins a new chapter.
29 Sept 2011: “Small wonders.” Moxie Cupcake in New Paltz offers baked morsels ranging from sweet to savory.
9 Sept 2011: “Under the Tuscan bun.” In which our intrepid food reporter eats her way through most of a regione of Italy.
17 Aug 2011: “Beer near here.” NYS Craft BeerFest at Terrapin Catering in Staatsburg was a showcase of superior suds.
20 July 2011: “Al fresco freshness.” Gardiner’s Phillies Bridge Farm hosts “Meal in the Field” July 30.
7 July 2011: “Saran raps.” An interview with Top Chef Masters’ Suvir Saran.
24 June 2011: “The Joy of cooking.” Pioneering vegetarian and octogenarian Joy Gross shares her recipes and tips in a new book.
9 June 2011: “The Tao of meat.” Fleisher’s new book lays bare butcher’s lore.
27 May 2011: “Grape expectations.” Fine Wine + Fine Art auction with Kevin Zraly to benefit Dorsky Museum.
11 May 2011: “Trial by CIA.” Jonathan Dixon dishes on life at Hyde Park’s formidable culinary school in new book Beaten, Seared and Sauced.
28 April 2011: “Spice is the variety of life.”
8 April 2011: “Inter-nosh-ional Twisted Soul in Poughkeepsie.” Twisted Soul Food Concepts is a haven for globetrotting gourmets.
23 March 2011: “Bringing fresh produce to the vulnerable.” Announcing Phillies Bridge’s sixth Farm to Families Benefit Dinner at Robibero Family Vineyards.
7 March 2011: “Fortuitous fortnight.” Hudson Valley Restaurant Week returns, boasting bargain prix-fixe meals at more than 150 area restaurants.
23 Feb 2011: “Thai one on.” Not unlike Carrie Bradshaw of Sex and the City, I am the occasional beneficiary of indulgences that belie a journalist’s salary.
28 Jan 2011: “In for the mill.” TuthillHouse at the Mill serves American country cooking and Italian-inspired dishes, refined dining with warmth.
7 Jan 2011: “Something in Commons.” If you weren’t born before this date in 1949, you won’t get a room at Vineyard Commons—but you can get a table.
29 Dec 2010: “Keep on wokking in the free world.” Norma Chang served up a trio of quick-fix Chinese dishes at the Kingston Library on Saturday, December 18.
24 Nov 2010: “Holiday dinner 911.” Tips, tricks, and fixes from culinary veterans John DeShetler and Ric Orlando.
12 Nov 2010: “Lidia Bastianich’s Italian Christmas.” An interview with chef, author, and restauranteur Lidia Bastianich.

Gourmet Live

Garlic-Chile Oysters, Cochon

9 Jan 2013: “Weekly Roundup: Recipes Starring Leeks.”
7 Jan 2013: “Weekly Roundup: Biscuits.”
26 Dec 2012: “Image of the Week: Squash Soup.”
24 Dec 2012: “Food Blog of the Week: parsnips aplenty.”
23 Dec 2012: “What We’re Cooking: All Things Nutmeg.”
19 Dec 2012: “The 53 Best Things We Ate This Year.” No. 3, Grilled Oysters with Garlic-Chile Butter, Cochon (photo and text).
19 Dec 2012: “Image of the Week: Caramel Pineapple Cheesecake.”
12 Dec 2012: “Image of the Week: Pain au Chocolat.”
10 Dec 2012: “Food Blog of the Week: Quick and Dirty in the Kitchen.”
9 Dec 2012: “What We’re Cooking: Hearty Make-Ahead Meals.”
7 Dec 2012: “Weekly Roundup: Baked Eggs.”
3 Dec 2012: “Food Blog of the Week: CakeWalk.”
30 Nov 2012: “Weekly Roundup: Recipes Starring Chia Seeds.”
28 Nov 2012: “Image of the Week: Caramel Cake.”
26 Nov 2012: “Food Blog of the Week: Emiko Davies.”
12 Nov 2012: “Food Blog of the Week: Figs in the Sun.”
11 Nov 2012: “What We’re Cooking: Pumpkin Pie Alternatives.”
7 Nov 2012: “Image of the Week: Braided Onions.”
5 Nov 2012: “Food Blog of the Week: Como Water.”
4 Nov 2012: “What We’re Cooking: Duck Fat.”
2 Nov 2012: “What We’re Cooking: Satisfying Soups.”
24 Oct 2012: “Image of the Week: Nordic Deerdog.”
21 Oct 2012: “What We’re Cooking: Cardamom Delights.”
12 Oct 2012: “Weekly Roundup: Classic and Creative Pizza Recipes.”
10 Oct 2012: “Image of the Week: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls.”
30 Sept 2012: “What We’re Cooking: Concord Grape Recipes.”
26 Sept 2012: “Image of the Week: Tri-Color Potato Galette.”
21 Sept 2012: “Weekly Roundup: All Things Peanut Butter.”

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12 Sept 2011: “Hudson Valley haven: Author Larry Carr reads ‘Pancake Hollow Primer’ Sept. 16.”
1 Sept 2011: “Locally grown,” a dual profile of John and Vivian Wadlin of Highland.
22 Aug 2011: “Battle of the Sexes: Award-winning animators to hold fundraising event at The Falcon in Marlboro.” Award-winning animators Signe Baumane and Bill Plympton present the Battle of the Sexes fundraiser to promote excellence (and titillation) in animation.
25 July 2011: “Vintage Visionary: Judy Go Vintage celebrates one year in Tillson.”
14 July 2011: “Seek the creek: Lloyd’s hidden treasure, Black Creek.”
11 July 2011: “For what it’s worth: Sal Tantillo opens Ohioville Consignment.”
7 July 2011: “Whoops marks the spot: Hudson Valley Rail Trail vandalized.”
23 June 2011: “Local color: DM Weil gallery opens in Gardiner.”
30 Sept 2010: “The next chapter: Highland Public Library eyes Commercial Avenue for major expansion.”
2 Sept 2010: “What’s your sign? ‘Carrying’ in New Paltz, now through Nov. 14.”
19 Aug 2010: “Small Potatoes, The audacity of hops,” on Terrapin’s fourth annual NYS Craft Beer Expo.
8 July 2010: “Change of heart: Lloyd Planning board reverses Highland Square decision, 5-0.”
17 May 2010: “Small Potatoes, Love me tenderloin,” in which I attend a pig slaughter arranged by Fleisher’s in Kingston.
12 May 2010: “Operation: Operational Budget, Marlboro proposes 1.8% tax increase; three BOE candidates vie for two seats.”
29 April 2010: “Small Potatoes, Rhubarb rehabilitated,” an early food column with rhubarb upside-down cake recipe.
9 April 2010: “Giving back: Resident asks Highland teachers to forgo raises.”
18 March 2010: “Small Potatoes, Soda bread cred.”
4 Feb 2010: “Small Potatoes, Destination: Jamaica.”
23 Oct 2008: “Small Potatoes, Destination: Buffalo.”
12 June 2008: “Small Potatoes: Bistro Mountain Store.”