100 plates is an experiment and a work in progress. A virtual place for collecting and sharing my life in food and the most memorable eats, links, finds and pics that reflect it.
Lucky to be born into a big, proud, Russian family with an undeniable culinary identity, much of our lives were joyfully spent talking about, cooking and feasting on amazing food!
I am inspired and transformed by the cult-like devotion, evolution and explosion of food culture and hope that 100plates reflects the same honesty, soul, and unapologetic boldness as I have for food and cooking.
This past summer I sent my 16 year old son Luke on a “teen tour”. On the second to the last day, he called (we were...
"Where would like to go la?"
"Can you take us to Ikea on Alexandra Road?"
"Sorry la? Where la?"
"There is an Ikea on Alexandra Rd, the...