Guest Picks: Florence Fabricant

New York Times food writer Florence Fabricant was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about food and wine pairings with her collaborator Eric Asimov. She also told us what she's been reading recently and her somewhat unusual favorite comfort food. 

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you? 

         Billy Budd at BAM


What are you listening to right now?

         Johnny Cash
         Handel operas


What’s the last great book you read? 

         Rereading Proust in French – about 40% through it. Also “Jerusalem” by Montefiore


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect? 

         Gothic cathedrals


What’s your favorite comfort food?