Friday, June 19, 2009

HAUTE LIFE PRESS: Scarpetta and Eleven Madison Park Magazines, Summer 2009

Thursday, June 18, 2009


This is the book I just signed on to photograph: The New Brooklyn Cookbook. Thank you Brendan and Melissa for thinking of me for this project, can't wait to get started!

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

COOKBOOK contract!

Yesterday, I signed my first cookbook contract, now all I have to do is photograph the whole thing. More details to come ...


Tuesday, June 09, 2009

CULTURE Cheese Magazine, "Work the Curd"

A photo-story on hand-pulled mozzarella makers in NYC for the Summer 2009 issue of CULTURE Cheese Magazine.

A list of such producers so you can see for yourself:

Caputo's Fine Foods
460 Court St (3rd/4th Place)
Brooklyn, NY

Di Palo's
200 Grand (Mott/Mulberry)
New York, NY

Alleva Dairy
188 Grand (Baxter/Centre)
New York, NY

Joe's Dairy
156 Sullivan (Houston/Prince)
New York, NY

Casa Della Mozzarella Italian Deli
604 E 187 St
Bronx, NY

Also try the smoked mozzarella at Joe's, the bocconcini at Casa Della, the homemade ricotta and cured meats at Alleva, the direct import Italian cheeses and housemade pastas at Di Palo's, and the olive bar at Caputo's olive bar, with a loaf of rosemary bread.

... and here's a few outtakes ...

Curd delivery

Frank of Caputo's

Orazio of Casa Della

The men of Joe's

Robert Alleva

Lou Di Palo

Cheesy signage

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Monday, June 08, 2009

metromix One Drink, Five Ways: Bloody Mary