Maria Zizka suggests making dinner together at home is the real romantic move for V-Day. Amanda Shapiro reflects on her summer of attempting to date sans alcohol. Plus: Gideon Bower’s unofficial history of edible underwear.
Cooking for two, dating sans alcohol, and edible underwear
From this Episode:
Do you really want to go out on Valentine’s Day?
The restaurant prix fixe menu is to Valentine’s Day as Cupid is to a bow & arrow. For those opting to celebrate at home, Maria Zizka has some advice from her cookbook, “...
Do you really need booze to get boys? Dating without alcohol
Dating can be a drag and online apps just add stress to the equation. Amanda Shapiro experimented with booze-free dating and documents her success in a piece for...
Low-alcohol alternatives are having a moment
Verjus, a green juice used since the Middle Ages, is having a resurgence among chefs and mixologists. Julia Sherman shares how she and winemaker Martha Stoumen are...
Sizing up the creation of edible underwear
Writer Gideon Brower uncovers the quirky origin story of “Candypants,” the original edible underwear that involves cutting-edge food science, disco, Tokyo Rose, and a...
Giving citrus the squeeze at the Farmers’ Market
Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Brittany Cassidy at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market, where she shares how she is putting seasonal citrus to...