Reviving a lost art

“Well let’s face it, who on earth besides antique dealers and gay couples actually still gives dinner parties?” –Nigel Slater, food writer Oh, Nigel, Nigel, Nigel. Tsk tsk. I recently attended a dinner party. Or should I say a dinner pahtay. Hosted by a perfectly straight couple with nary an antique in sight. And this…

The chat: A lost art

I come from a long line of chatters. Ok, maybe not so long. Alright, if I’m honest, just my dad. My dad is really the only chatter I come from, as my mother was a stoic German. But he was a phenom at the art of the chat. I was warmly received by everyone from…