Crunchy Fruit Crumble

Crunchy Fruit Crumble

I have always enjoyed cooking, but have found that in the past few months it has also been therapeutic. When I cook, I like to make it easy and mess-free, the mess-free part is for Ed’s benefit. My friend Pam, aka my guinea pig, tells me that the below dessert is her all-time favorite!

GemFlix

Gem X

Gem X is a private social club for jewelry enthusiasts, and they’ve been hosting a great series of webinars, which we discovered while working remotely. These GemFlix online chats cover a range of topics and guests, and all of them have been fascinating and very worthwhile. You can join Gem X, view their newsletter, and […]

Garlic Expressions

Garlic Expressions

Years ago, a dear friend of Gus’s, Marianne Mebane, introduced us to a delicious product called Garlic Expressions and we’ve been using it ever since! It’s a classic vinaigrette dressing that you can use for salads, meats, vegetables, and pasta. It is made with whole garlic cloves and is cholesterol and gluten free. My favorite way to […]

Perry Mason

Perry Mason

HBO’s new Perry Mason miniseries definitely isn’t your parents’ Perry Mason. Not to diminish the Raymond Burr version — he famously played the title character from 1957-1966 and reprised the role in 26 made-for-TV movies in the 80s and 90s. The current incarnation, set in Depression-era Los Angeles, focuses on Mason’s early days as a scruffy private […]

Alone Wolf

Alone Wolf

Our dear friend and former employee, Eliza Burns Ehrlinger, was a first time producer for her husband Charlie’s feature independent film, ALONE WOLF, that is now available on iTunes. Eliza’s very first job out of GIA back in 2006 was working for CDB. This is Charlie’s directorial debut and he couldn’t be more proud of the […]

Il Posto Accanto

Il Posto Accanto

Finding my favorite restaurant reopening for outside dining was like finding treasure. Il Posto Accanto is a hidden gem in the East Village of New York. A tiny space with no more than 10 tables, it now occupies the sidewalk and some of the streets on East 2nd. Il Posto has been there for 25 years and […]