Not Ice Cream

The majority of my love of food does not come from my mother. She likes to eat and will try new things but she’s no foodie which is fine. So tonight after Fatty Que (more on that later) she wanted frozen custard. Yogurt wouldn’t do and really what she wanted was Mr. Freeze. It was […]


Today for lunch we went to Baohaus. Taiwanese buns. That’s all you can get. I first read about this place on Serious Eats, then John T Edge tweeted about it, then it seems like it was every where. It’s a lovely hole in the wall on Rivington St. There are about 5 buns to choose […]

Farm to Table Menu

The Riverplains Farm to Table menu is out! Buy your tickets now!! We will start with a lovely chilled tomato and cucumber dill bisque with a Hickory Cane corn muffin. The main course will be Grass Fed Hamburger with Feta on whole spelt bun –topped with tomato chutney and a variety of pickles served with […]

On the Fly

Stay tuned for on the fly NYC posts early this week. I have a list. I will be checking things off and hopefully having some off list ventures!


The Market Square Farmer’s Market will kick off Tomato Month with a book signing and reading with Matthew Gavin Frank, author of Barolo, about his illegal work in the Piemontese Italian food and wine industry. Meet the author and taste a lovely tomato dessert from one of Matthew’s featured recipes. From At once an […]

Reading Terminal Market

Mockingbird is happy to welcome our first guest blogger, my dad! He was visiting the Reading Terminal Market and has this write up. Reading Terminal Market Between 11th and 12th Streets at Arch Philadelphia PA 215-922-2317 By chance, I went to this market, this market of markets. The Reading Terminal Market in downtown Philadelphia has […]