Orso almost shuttered for good during the pandemic, but an employee’s gamble saved it.
The other side of the isolation of the last two years is the collection of people we’ve hung onto. Wendi Gratrix hung on to her Twitter friends. And they hung onto her, too.
There was a secret I had been carrying since I had COVID-19 in January.
Maya and I made white fish with Moroccan oil and couscous for a special event for Milk Street. Take a look. (Recipe inside)
Here is an essay I wrote on the human impulses that kept us from protecting ourselves during the pandemic.
During the first summer of the pandemic I wrote about a Brooklyn winemaker as he traveled to Bristol Bay for a fishing season like no other.
“The Whale and the Cupcake: Stories of Subsistence, Longing and Community in Alaska,” came out in December 2019.