A little bit of travel, a little bit of food…

These are my most recent and ongoing writing projects.

The Crimson Sofa

The Crimson Sofa: Travels in the Arabic Language

Forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, fall 2015. Travelogue meets textbook. Thrilling confessions. Many gifts. Why learning Arabic can sometimes feel like such a hopeless task, and why it’s worth it.

Moon New Mexico, 9th edition

Moon New Mexico, 9th edition

Moon Handbooks, July 2014. Complete coverage of the Land of Enchantment. Features an update blog for major changes, closures and more: www.moonnewmexico.com.

Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque

Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque, 3rd edition

Moon Handbooks, April 2012. All the info on the major cities. Features an update blog for major changes, closures and more: www.moonsantafe.com.

Forking Fantastic!

Forking Fantastic! Put the Party back in Dinner Party

Gotham Books, 2009. Certainly the only book on entertaining to use the phrase “like potluck, but for your ass.” You can have a dinner party without having a nervous breakdown. More at www.forkingfantastic.com.