GALLERY I Lunch is ready Portobello Road, London – more than antiques Still Life Fish – Wm. Merritt Chase (The Met) LowerEastSide Appetizing Bowl of New Year Food – Teisai Hokuba (The Met) A London butcher shop Red Cabbages, Rhubarb and Orange – Demuth (The Met) The Late Afternoon Meal – Melendez (The Met) Apples and Dragon Fruit A slurpie at Haulover Park. Fla. Central Park mystery meat Pousse Cafe Rainy night view from a sidewalk table at Oscar’s Place on Hudson Street. Chinatown – East Broadway Espresso and crème brulee Coney Island Boardwalk Central Park pop corn Strawberry Sundae Backyard barbequed goat leg The buffet table Two light at McSorleys My father & mother, Frank & Connie with my sisters, Nicki & Rochelle – a few years before I was born. Murray’s Sturgeon Shop Flying Carpet by Scott Conary Donohue’s Steak House – Lexington Avenue Too bad they’re gone – DeRobertis made the best zeppole di San Giuseppe Catherine Street Krishna Food Cart Whole Hog Key Lime Pie at Marathon Key The corner store – Lower East Side Scotch and a cigar at Hudson Bar & Books Village Fruit De Robertis Pasticceria Tube steaks Guss Pickle on Hester Street An old post card – “Little Italy” The Morning Market Chinatown kitchen Scotch on the Rocks Dinner for twelve aftermath Chinatown market Fruit stand at the Broadway Farm – 85th St. After dinner Kristina camping in Jamaica Central Park Shish Kabob Autumn fruit Ershowsky’s on E. Houston St. Before the guests arrived Essex Street Market Apple tree at Fishkill Farms Uncle Jimmy – one of my favorite uncles.My mother said he was wearing a Boy Scout uniform but I latter learned that he was in a reformatory for constantly playing hooky. Grandpa Dominic at the store. Groceries and fruit with a restaurant in the back. Table set for lunch Lamb roasting at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church street festival Pumpkins at Fishkill Farms Grandma with my aunt and uncle at her grocery store on Mott Street in Little Italy From the salumeria e latticini In the kitchen at home Melon sculpture In the kitchen at the Institute of Culinary Education Picked clean Sunday dinner I would give credit but whoever took the old family shots is anybody’s guess.