Tanoreen, an amazing Middle Eastern restaurant in Brooklyn

Rawia Bishara, a Palestinian-Arab chef, opened Tanoreen in 1998—a 10 table restaurant in the Bay Ridge area of Brooklyn. Now, in a new location, the restaurant is now a little larger, has received many accolades, and Bishara has written a cookbook, Olives, Lemons, and Za’atar. A cozy space, with pumpkin-colored walls and low lights, Tanoreen Read more about Tanoreen, an amazing Middle Eastern restaurant in Brooklyn[…]

Laguna Beach, and the pleasure of doing nothing

It’s not often that I do nothing. I have lots of jobs and even when I’m not working, I’m doing something. I have a hard time unplugging, being still and enjoying the moment. Even when I’m on vacation, I seem to go, go, go. Oh, I’m not like some that go from sunrise to sunset, Read more about Laguna Beach, and the pleasure of doing nothing[…]