Monthly Archives: May 2010

Art review

Gallery Crawl: Chelsea, 24th & 25th Street

The galleries in Chelsea seem to have better than usual crop of exhibitions this month. Here are some of the works that are on display. My first stop today was actually Greene Naftali on 26th Street: Bjarne Melgaard‘s messy and … Continue reading


Ratatouille with Grilled Portobello Mushroom and Couscous

D. and L. came over for dinner last night, and I made a vegan meal with ratatouille, grilled portobello mushroom and couscous. Ratatouille is a provençal vegetable stew made famous by the Disney animation movie, and generally consists of eggplants, … Continue reading


Dinner at Vinegar Hill House

We had dinner at Vinegar Hill House in Dumbo after the deinstallation of my exhibition at A.I.R. Gallery.  I was thrilled to find this restaurant last year short after it opened when we were tooling around on our bicycles in … Continue reading


Spaghettini with Shrimps

  One of the fastest dinner you can have is seafood pasta. I am very picky about Italian restaurants because most places cannot match what you can whip up in your own kitchen. Unless I am in an amazingly good … Continue reading


Ramp and Sausage Risotto

Ramp, also known as spring onions, ramson, wild leeks, wild garlic, and, in French, ail sauvage and ail des bois, is an early spring vegetable with a strong garlicky odor and a pronounced onion flavor.  You can find the ramp in farmer’s markets.  There’s nothing … Continue reading


Tom Kha Gai

Ben got sick again. 🙁  He was hoarse and completely congested and miserable, and he had no appetite and was bored with your normal chicken soup.  I decided to be adventurous and make Tom Kha Gai (Thai chicken coconut soup). … Continue reading


Bacalhau and Mixed Berry Cobbler

I always look forward to dinner at my friend M.’s.  She is a fantastic cook who happens to be Portuguese, and I come to expect Portuguese feasts whenever she has people over.  She often makes a version of bacalhau dish … Continue reading


Sake Oyakodon at Sobaya

We went to see Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Public Theater last night despite the miserable weather.  I am going to post a full review of the play soon, but for now, I have to say the musical was one … Continue reading

Event, Exhibition News

Last chance to see “feastiality”

My solo show feastiality closes this Sunday.  If you haven’t seen it yet, please check it out before too late. 🙂 A.I.R. Gallery 111 Front Street, #228, Dumbo, Brooklyn Wed. – Sun. 11am – 6pm

Art review

Gallery Crawl; Chelsea, 26th Street

Some interesting shows currently up in Chelsea.  Here are some that I visited yesterday. Alison Elizabeth Taylor, Forclosure at James Cohan Gallery.  Her level of craftsmanship went up a notch compared to the last show.  Was not sure whether she … Continue reading