Food: Pomelo Fruit
Books: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert and Marcel Proust
Cake: Lemon Pound Cake
Music: Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion”
Films: Top Hat with Fred Astaire, Citizen Kane, Les Enfants du Paradis (Children of Paradise), Bringing Up Baby, and My Man Godfrey
Music: Brad Mehldau’s Blues and Ballads and "Frauenliebe und -leben," (“Woman’s Love and Life”) song cycle by Robert Schumann
Food: Spiralizer to make veggie pasta
Book: Anything by Ann Patchett particularly Commonwealth
Film/Tv: Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; and the tv show Ozark
Misc: Music meditation while walking and "my two fabulous daughters"
Music: Baroque music
Food: Lean proteins and guilty pleasure would be fried dishes at a Chinese rest
Film: Barry Lyndon by Stanley Kubrick
Misc: “Men should follow the example of women and look for love not sex”
Music: Cécile McLorin Salvant's Dreams and Daggers recorded live at The Village Vanguard
Book: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Food: Via Carota ii the West Village; the Via Carota Svizzerina Chopped steak
People: Mom & Dad
Misc: Nebbiolo red wine and “when Roger Federer lays into a clean forehand winner”
Food: Tahdig which is essentially the burned rice on the bottom of the pan “Persian food is the best food in the world”
Music: Radiohead especially The Bends
Book: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Misc: “Always say YES and figure it out later”
Food: J: Pepperoni Pizza in NJ or from Pizzeria Da Gino in Turin, Italy and W: sushi and chicken with rice gravy and cold applesauce w/ a glass of milk
Person: W: "my shrink Nancy" and J: "wife’s father Johnny"
Misc: J: "Break up Sweatpants" from Michael & Michael Have Issues
and W: dogs
Music: Old school techno guy
Food: Ethiopian food
Person: Patricia Horoho the Lieutenant General in the U.S. Army and the first woman and first nurse to serve as the Army's Surgeon General
Music: The Beatles White Album and anything by Sufjan Stevens
Food: "Mom’s Eggplant Parmesan Roll"
Book: On Tyranny Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder and Shel Silverstein's poetry
Tv: The Crown
Misc: Aromatherapy, in particular the Saje Natural Wellness in New York City
Music: The Rat Pack "anything with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin"
Food: Pizza especially Two Boots after a show with a glass of wine
Film: Wes Anderson
Misc: "Time off after a great week of performances because I feel like I’ve earned it"