Author Archives: UM Guest

October 6, 2008

Eating Off the Land with Outstanding in the Field

by UM Guest

By Matt ZuckermanPhotos by Matt Zuckerman and Barry Blanton Jim Denevan went local. Several years ago, the chef and artist wanted to educate, entertain and feed his friends with a fresh meal. He did so by preparing and serving one on the very farm the food was grown and raised. From this, Outstanding in the […]

June 18, 2008

Street Food in Indonesia

by UM Guest

Hi, I am writing a bit of my personal sharing about food that we had during our recent trip to Indonesia. Attached pictures were taken by Antonius Lo (my husband). If you are interested, Antonius’ works can be viewed through his professional photography website, or his Flickr page. I hope you enjoy. Cheers, Jennie +++ […]

May 23, 2008

Fridgin’ Out: Mom’s Fridge

by UM Guest

*For this week’s Fridgin’ Out, Jud-san nosed around his mama’s fridge, who lives in midtown Manhattan. Enjoy! I spend a lot of time cooking at my mom’s kitchen. It is bigger and better equipped than mine. Plus, there’s a dishwasher. Mom tends to keep the fridge well stocked with staples like milk, juices, eggs, etc. […]

April 24, 2008

Poston Family Must-Knead Bread

by UM Guest

My awesome colleague Chris Poston always eats his buttered morning toast at his desk. It was finally revealed that he actually bakes the bread each weekend himself! After telling him about my no-knead bread baking adventure, he said, “Kayoko, it actually NEEDS to be kneaded.” He’s been fooling around with different recipes and came up […]

April 2, 2008

Indonesian Yellow Rice Combo

by UM Guest

We recently had a very happy family gathering, Tessar took a break and came home last week, my daughter also returned from Rochester for the Easter weekend. During the get together, we invited some very close friends over for dinner on March 22. Instead of cooking Chinese (which would have caused me a lot of […]

October 3, 2007

NYFF Opening Night Party at Tavern on the Green

by UM Guest

Editor’s note: Wes Anderson’s new film, The Darjeeling Limited kicked off the New York Film Festival last Friday night with its lush annual opening night black tie affair at the ultra rococo, boho chic Central Park NY institution, Tavern on the Green (TOTG). I was told that this was the “hottest ticket in town”, the […]

September 30, 2007

How I Survived My 65th birthday: Dinner at Chez Panisse!

by UM Guest

Editor’s note: This post was written in July by the very lovely Jane Stillwater, but got buried in my inbox, and is only now coming to light on UM. She says that they accidentally deleted all their pics, but scroll below for some of Mike and Christi’s feast. Sorry for the delay!!! *** Good grief! […]

June 24, 2007

“Expect the Best”: My New Mantra

by UM Guest

By Jane Stillwater I was raised in the most Republican town in Northern California. Very early on in life I learned to always expect the worst. And guess what? The worst always arrived — like clockwork. Now I’ve gots a new view on life — “Expect the best!” That’s the new me. Do we have […]

June 19, 2007

Kamaboko Eats Spain

by UM Guest

My friend and co-worker Kamaboko recently went on a jaunt around Spain, with a detour in Paris, with her hubby Jmura. This was a very special trip– Kamoboko was seeing an old friend in Murcia (southwest of Valencia) who she hadn’t seen in over ten years, AND she’s about to become a mother next month! […]

May 12, 2007

Eating Well in Iraq

by UM Guest

By Jane Stillwater When I went to Iraq as an investigative reporter last month, I sort of surprised myself by discovering that the first thing that I investigated was the food. U.S. soldiers weren’t re-enlisting at a fast enough rate at the beginning of this gruesome “war” and when they took a survey of soldiers […]