Tag: kelli


Amagansett Day 3

Day 3 of paradise on the East End. First, a bike ride. Good morning, sunshine. Trees. Now, to the beach. Wine at 3. Boo, at cocktail hour. We pop over the Lunch for a lobster roll. And back to the […]


Amagansett Day 2

Still a bit cloudy, but nice enough for a walk over to the Art Barge. And a quick trip into town. Boo and Kelli play tennis. Friends. Cool weather costume. I’m walkin’ heah! Nice beach house. It’s getting warm, so […]


Afternoon at the Pool

Fun times with Kelli at the pool. Loa’s birthday ice cream! Patriotic G&Ts. Related posts: Photos from an Afternoon at the Pool Hot Dog Supper at the Pool Sam Gets a Kiddie Pool Sam and Greg Splash at the Pool


A Visit from Kelli

Kelli spent two nights at the farm on the way to and from a skiing trip. It was great to catch up. Related posts: Supper at Kelli and Patrick’s Drinks with Kelli Kelli and Sarah at Don Antonio’s Brisket with […]


Hendricks in Manhattan

No, not the gin. The restaurant. And it’s where I met the girls for a good catch-up. An Old Fashioned was in order. Kelly, Liz, Boo and Mel. Posing with a sweet gift from Ed, a congratulations for my Destinate win. […]



So lucky to have tickets to see the best musical to come to Broadway in years. Lin-Manuel Miranda is a genius, and this show is all that it’s hyped up to be. Go! Related posts: Silence! The Musical Bloody Bloody […]


A Night at Lincoln Center

Broadway goes uptown tonight: Kelli O’Hara stars in the King and I, showing at Lincoln Center’s Vivan Beaumont Theatre. Kelli, Boo, Mary and I attending, but Mary leaving before the photo session the courtyard. A wonderful evening all around.    […]


Brunch at The Cookery

Kelli and her crew were up visiting, and we caught up over a great brunch at The Cookery in Dobbs Ferry. The food there is so god damn good; I just wish I could get there more often. Sam and […]


Biking around Springs

A great workout with beautiful views this Saturday morning: a 12-mile bike ride around the bay at Springs. Create Maps or Search for a route from millions at MapMyRide The gang: A stop at the Pollack-Krasner house. On our way […]


Beach, Day and Night

Day one at the beach was a bit windy, but we set ourselves up with an umbrella barrier and made the best of it. Related posts: At the Beach, Day and Night At the Beach in Amagansett Day Two Beach […]


Kelli and Patrick’s Goodbye Party

Kelli and Patrick’s friends Jeff and Debbie threw a lovely goodbye party for the OD’s on Saturday. A lovely setting, warm people and delicious food. A fitting farewell for our friends. Here are a few pics. Related posts: Supper at […]


A Farwell Dinner with the O’D’s

I believe we’ve already mentioned the farm’s good friends Kelli and Patrick are moving to Virginia. We couldn’t be more sad. But we’ll hold on to these memories of a final summer supper and a showing of ‘Goonies.’ Here’s a […]


Supper at X20 in Yonkers

Kelli and I had dinner at the Dylan Lounge at X20 in Yonkers on Friday, and I’m happy to report that the food is as good as ever there. Jack Rose highball: A gin highball with Creme Yvette, sort of […]


A Birthdays Supper

Kelli and I celebrated our birthdays at the farm with mint juleps, double-cut pork chops and a fabulous birthday cake from Momofuku Milk Bar. Julep. (Recipe here.) We didn’t win the Derby, but the bourbon was good. Patrick and Kelli: […]


Brunch at The East Pole

The East Pole is a new(ish) restaurant on the Upper East Side from the guys behind The Fat Radish and The LeadBelly. We chose brunch at The East Pole becuase it was only a few blocks from the Whitney, with […]

family, outings

Rockland Lake Walk

Kelli, her kids and I took a walk around Rockland Lake Sunday. It was finally warm enough, at least for a day or two. So good to get outside! Afterwards, we hug around with Sam in the living room for […]


Supper at Saint George in Hastings

As I mentioned in my piece for lohud.com, fans of Buffet de la Gare can relax. Saint George, the new restaurant that took over the space where that venerable French spot was for 30 years, has settled in to the […]


Brisket with Kelli and Patrick

The first braise of the season: our favorite brisket recipe, shared with a couple of our favorite people. It’s the kind of recipe you can pull together, even while you’re working. (OK, I was working at home, but still. It’s […]


Kelli, Patrick, Spiedies and Dirty Harry

For tonight’s dinner and a movie, Kelli and Patrick brought spiedies, delivered that afternoon by Mary Ellen from Lupo’s S&S Char Pit, and we screened Dirty Harry. (I’d never deen it!) Kel and Patrick: Getting the outdoor theater all set: […]


Supper with the Girls at o lar

A birthday dinner for Marissa and Melanie! The girls finally got a chance to try o lar, and, I think, everyone was duly impressed. Hi there, Maris and Kel! Me and Mel! Pancetta-wrapped figs with tomato jam:   Sweet, salty […]


Magic Hour at the Beach in Amagansett

Wherein we drink rose and turn innocent seagulls who happen to be passing by into Ratzo Rizzo from ‘Midnight Cowboy.’ “I”m walkin’ here!” Related posts: Day Two Beach Photos: Amagansett! Photos from Day One of the Beach: Amagansett! At the […]


Drinks with Kelli

Kelli and I met for drinks at MP Taverna. We split a lamb burger and a lump crab “risotto” that really wasn’t. But this evening wasn’t really about the food. It was about catching up. And it was good to […]


Sarah’s First Communion

Sarah O’Donnell made her first communion Saturday and we all celebrated with a backyard barbecue at Kelli’s. Speidies, brought from Vestal! Yes, please. Sarah with her cake! Related posts: Rory’s First Communion Velo and OVI with S&W and K&P Our […]