Quick Facts: Elizabeth Keyser has had pieces published in GQ, American Photo, The New York Times, The New York Post, Connecticut Magazine, Edible Nutmeg, the Yankee Brew News and newspapers in Connecticut and Massachusetts. She has won 8 awards from the Society of Professional Journalists Connecticut Chapter and the New England Newspaper Association.
Elizabeth is the former managing editor of the New Canaan News-Review. She has also worked in the publications department of a top Washington, DC economics consulting firm, and in the nonprofit sector at Save the Children. She is a playwright member of the Theatre Artists Workshop.
My current food cravings are: Where do I begin? Where will it end?
The only fast food I will eat is: Once every year or two, a Duchesse hamburger.
If I could be any Iron Chef, I would be: I’m no Iron Chef.
My favorite restaurant in Fairfield County is: What week is it?
My favorite restaurant in the Tri-State area is: What month is it?
Restaurant dish I wish I could make at home: Those multi-step dishes that only a restaurant with shifts of workers can perfect.
My go-to dinner party entrée is: Go to dinner party? Where? When? I’m there!
When I’m not eating, I’m…. writing, cooking, reading, looking, laughing, listening, talking, pondering, playing tennis… and thinking about what to cook next.
Prepared food I have let people think was home-made… Never! My food’s better.
I’d rather pick: beach plums, dandelions leaves, wild raspberries, wild cherries
The last book I enjoyed was: I enjoy a new one every week.
My favorite movie of all time is: Romantic girly confession: A Room with A View
My favorite food related movie of all time is: I cook more than I watch. When it comes to watching, it’s usually PBS cooking shows and Chopped. Latest find: Hulu’s After Hours with Daniel Boulud.