sensualist gourmands: nigel slater, sybille bedford, rowley leigh and elizabeth david

….for those of you who didn’t grow up in england, here are a few of team gloria’s most loved food writers that you might (or might not) have heard of: 1. Nigel Slater is a glorious sensualist (Nigel writes for The Guardian and its sister Sunday newspaper in England, The Observer) here’s an example of his richly … Continue reading sensualist gourmands: nigel slater, sybille bedford, rowley leigh and elizabeth david

back from 100 miles south of los angeles and packed for the Next Trip

darlings no time to talk. forgive. we got back very late last night (later because of the Halloween Parade which we COMPLETELY forgot went through our ‘hood and so the traffic was immense and the costumes curiously interesting). where we we? oh. *saidvaguely* about 100 miles south of Here. consulting. we weren’t consulting (we wouldn’t … Continue reading back from 100 miles south of los angeles and packed for the Next Trip

feeling lusciously languorous but still definitely literary

darlings it’s saturday in los angeles (09:42 am, precisely, as the Speaking Clock used to say in England). we’re meant to be somewhere but we decided to stay here. it’s already hot and sunny outside – but cool in here by the vintage-looking fan (not shown). too hot to wear pearls or even earrings – … Continue reading feeling lusciously languorous but still definitely literary

(breakfast) haiku and a week-with-a-windfall (fantasy roadtrip to Portofino in two delicious vintage cars)

darlings there’s a Haiku moment over at subliminal coffee today and we decided to join in (a rare occurrence, for us, but we Do Try from time to time to be more of a “team-player”). here’s ours (the theme is ORIGIN): marmalade begins oranges and sugar sweet ends on toast chez nous now – to … Continue reading (breakfast) haiku and a week-with-a-windfall (fantasy roadtrip to Portofino in two delicious vintage cars)

man with a dog, a piano and a dream @pianoxamerica

darlings we were on our way to Meet up With Friends on sunday when we noticed a crowd gathering not far from Dean & Deluca a queue/line gathering for some demonstration of culinary skill? – we wondered. or a particularly good batch of baguettes from France? actually it was a piano man. not the original piano … Continue reading man with a dog, a piano and a dream @pianoxamerica