Shopping Union Square & getting seriously schooled in all things culinary with our favorite Top Chef.
“I bought some sorrel and some beautiful Thai basil, some mussels,” she enthused. “And now we’re going to get some yellow summer squash, which we are going to cook in a light broth. We need some onions or scallions, some greens—we’re going to have that over a bed of rice with shishito peppers and a salad.” Is your mouth watering yet? “And strawberries,” she exclaimed, coming upon a stall of organic red berries. “We’ll have strawberries and honey for dessert!” Padma, next time, we’re totally tagging along for the whole cooking and, ahem, eating portion too.