Hot on the heels of her latest book, It’s Not Complicated: Simple Recipes for Every Day (Harry N. Abrams), we pinged local toque and tastemaker Katie Lee Biegel for her daily recipe.
BREAKFAST: Oatmeal with peanut butter, berries and bananas
WAKE-UP TIME: 5:30AM
DOPPELGANGER: Ali MacGraw
NEMESIS: Skinny jeans
ESCAPE: The beach
WEAKNESS: French fries with a lot of ketchup
UNIFORM: Sweatpants and a T-shirt
HOTEL: Belmond Sant’Andrea
WORKOUT: Obé Fitness
LAST MEAL: Like last meal on earth or last meal I ate? Last meal on earth would be lunch at Lo Scoglio on the Amalfi Coast. Last meal I ate was a grain bowl of quinoa, pinto beans, roasted broccoli, baked chicken, pickled onions and a yogurt sauce.
MOVIE: When Harry Met Sally
MENTOR: Bobby Flay
PET: Gus, a Chihuahua mix rescue dog
BEST ADVICE: You’re not special.
PHILANTHROPY: Food Bank for New York City
MANTRA: Anything could happen.
COCKTAIL: Aperol Spritz
DINNER: Pasta, pasta, pasta
SOULMATE: My husband, Ryan Biegel
BOOK AT BEDSIDE: Untamed
THEME SONG TO YOUR LIFE:‘Three Little Birds’ by Bob Marley
VIEW: Peconic Bay
WEEKEND BAG: I only carry a diaper bag these days.
YESTERDAY: Lunch with my husband and daughter at The American Hotel