The Sketch Book — barefoot contessa
spring in the city with daphne
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Hello! Spring has FINALLY sprung in Manhattan. Are there leaves on the trees? No. Is it warm enough to walk around without a coat? Not exactly. But, I didn't say spring has sprung in Acapulco? No, I said Manhattan. And I don't need a hat/earmuffs/gloves to go get a cup of coffee so we're all celebrating! Especially Daphne. She is loving tax day. She's not exactly sure what tax day is. But she's loving it all the same. She's pretty sure it's similar to Boxing Day, or maybe to Bastille Day. Both are occasions she celebrates with rosé and paté...
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Well, since my monthly resolution post about making breakfast was such a hit, I decided to take the hint and give the people what they want... more food related illustrations with the return of my "in the kitchen" girl. This version of my high heel wearing gourmand was inspired by Eva Longoria's spread in People Magazine about celebrity chefs. Isn't she adorable? I've never really bought into the whole celebrity chef thing (how does on-screen talent automatically translate to being an authority on cuisine?) but I will admit, there is something to be said for the magic of an image...