Jane Sullivan Beiles (pronounced BAY•liss) is an architectural photographer based in New Canaan, Connecticut. Her favorite accessory in any space is food – edible props! Married with three elementary school-aged children, she spends her free time cheering at soccer games and deciding what to pick up for dinner. Website: www.janebeiles.com
My current food cravings are: Rosie's mini coconut cupcakes from New Canaan, salmon chopped salad from Tavern on Main in Westport and rigatoni Pitti from Bar Pitti in NYC
The only fast food I will eat is: "only" would be misleading but "favorite" is cole slaw from KFC
If I could be any Iron Chef, I would be: Bobby Flay for his good karma; Mario Batali for his food!
My favorite restaurant in Fairfield County is: Boxcar Cantina
My favorite restaurant in the Tri-State area is: Gramercy Tavern
Restaurant dish I wish I could make at home: Personal cooking talent runs pretty low here so any dish that could taste as good as when someone else prepares it would be my wish!
My go-to dinner party entrée is: Marinated lamb kabobs
When I’m not eating, I’m….carrying one of the following over my shoulder: tripod, yoga mat or one of my three children’s sports bags
Prepared food I have let people think was home-made…not applicable - my guests seem relieved when I reveal that I didn’t prepare the food myself!
I’d rather pick (pumpkins, apples, strawberries): apples
The last book I enjoyed was: Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
My favorite movie of all time is: Gone With the Wind – which, if you think about it, is really about food, not romance or war
My favorite food related movie of all time is: Tie between Big Night and Sideways