“Buffet-style digs were always my mother’s restaurant of choice throughout childhood. With each visit, she’d giddily note the excitement of getting to try a little of everything. If there was something particularly delicious, she would force you to have a bite off her plate, and there were no ifs, ands, or buts about it.” (read more)

(Christina Tosi / Esquire / August 10, 2014)