Author Liz Johnson

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

Farms
1 Harvest Awards

I attended an awards lunch at Beacon Restaurant in Manhattan Monday where the Glynwood Center — the nonprofit in Cold Spring that works with communities…

Restaurants
5 Carbs, Please

<a href=”http://running.lohudblogs.com/” target=”_blank”> My friend Joe McDonald is getting ready to run his first marathon. </a> He’s asked me for some advice. He wants a…

Restaurants
1 Mexican in New Ro

I just saw this great post over on Chowhound discussing Mexican restaurants in New Rochelle. We really have a gem there — so many place…

Restaurants
9 Ever Been Here?

Did you catch my <a href=”http://www.thejournalnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061006/ENTERTAINMENT01/610060313/1038/LIFESTYLE05″ target=”_blank”> foodnotes column in The Line Friday? </a> I was asking readers for nominations for classic restaurants that have…

Cooking
3 Recipe Exchange

I’ve received two recipe-exchange e-mails in the past week — ones asking me to share a recipe and then forward the email on to other…

Restaurants
5 Taking Restaurants for a Test Drive

<embed style=”width:300px; height:252px;” id=”VideoPlayback” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” src=”http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=3803787618414684171″></embed> Admit it — you’ve windowshopped for restaurants: walking by, peeking in the window, checking out the menu. So why…

Cooking
3 Roasting Squash

I roasted acorn squash for dinner last night, serving it as a side with grilled pork chops with maple flavor. It’s the first real fall…

Restaurants
2 Flirting with Sushi

The other day, the food crew and I headed to <a href=” http://www.flirtsushi.com/main.htm” target=”_blank”> Flirt in Irvington</a> to plot out some holiday story ideas. I…

Farms
1 Taste-testing potatoes

Your taste buds can help determine what kinds of potatoes New York farmers will grow, thanks to a sample-and-rate quiz being offered at two farmers…

Events
0 Wine Tasting

Forgive my infrequency of posts lately — I’ve been busy working on our Wine&Food magazine set to come out a week before the Greater New…

Restaurants
0 See More Restaurant Photos

We didn’t have enough space in the newspaper to show you all the photos our photographers shot for the <a href=”http://www.thejournalnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060908/ENTERTAINMENT01/609080303/1190/ENTERTAINMENTFRONT” target=”_blank”> fall restaurant preview</a>…

Restaurants
0 Family Friendly in Northern Westchester?

On the comments portion of my post on <a href=”http://lizjohnson.lohudblogs.com/2006/08/30/sunset-grill-in-white-plains/#comments” target=”_blank”> Sunset Grill in White Plains, </a> a reader asked for restaurants to take middle-school…

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