Does Israeli Cuisine Exist? Queen of Food Writing Serves an Answer

Dalia Lamdani wrote an extraordinary book about how food helps to shape our lives. When she couldn’t find a publisher, she had 100 copies printed herself.

“A cocktail party is a ritual gathering that enables strangers to get acquainted and chat, without any commitment to remember or be remembered. It’s no wonder that the cocktail party is popular among diplomats, for whom an artificial smile and polite blather are standard issue.”