Laurie G.

Location:

Valley Village, CA

Member since:

June 5, 2010

Name at least three of your favorite cuisines

French ( bistro), Japanese, Southwestern, American and anything involving a barbeque grill.

What is your favorite vacation spot?

The island in my new kitchen. Other than that, I'd have to say Kauai.

Describe the most memorable meal you've ever had

It was at a steak place in San Francisco called Harris. A fabulous steak, the best caesar salad I've ever tasted (ice cold and lots of garlic) and a wonderful glass of cab. I've relived this meal in my head many times.

What is your cooking level? Beginner, intermediate, advanced, professional, etc... and which type of cuisine is your specialty?

I am a beginner and have no specialties other than some things I learned from my Russian Jewish mother -- like making a great sweet and sour cabbage borscht, brisket, etc.

Please tell the group a little bit about your interest in food and cooking

It's one of the greatest pleasures in life -- need I say more?

Introduction

My name is Laurie Gelman and I'm a single television writer looking to pursue the world of great food and fine dining. Also looking to meet fun, smart people who enjoy the same.


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