Skåls of the Week, 9.1.2009

posted by Dave Arnold and Nastassia Lopez

(Hey, what is this Skål Project anyway?)

Cooking Issues has a new member. Please welcome:

Nastassia Lopez. We poached her from Cesare.  Half Spanish, half Ukranian.  Don't ask to taste her drink.
Nastassia Lopez. We poached her from Cesare. Half Spanish, half Ukranian. Don’t ask to taste her drink.

And now…. Meat:

Mark Pastore. Heads up Pat La Frieda Wholesale Meat. Loves all types of meat.
Mark Pastore. Heads up Pat La Frieda Wholesale Meat. Loves all types of meat.

Fish:

Toshio Suzuki. Chef at Sushi Zen. Fish master. Our Ike Jime Sensei. Incredibly gracious man.
Toshio Suzuki. Chef at Sushi Zen. Fish master. Our Ike Jime Sensei. Incredibly gracious man.

And Dairy:

Sean Marcus.  Runs Marcus Dairy.  Crap on milk, got skoal?
Sean Marcus. Runs Marcus Dairy. Crap on milk, got skoal?

On newspapers, TV and radio:

Bob Lape. Writes for Crain's Business where his business is food. On the original Eywitness news team. Definitely OG.
Bob Lape. Writes for Crain's Business where his business is food. On the original Eywitness news team. Definitely OG.

For books:

Eric Schlosser. Author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness. Besides a Filet-O-Fish and some dope he likes caraway liqueur.
Eric Schlosser. Author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness. Besides a Filet-O-Fish and some dope he likes caraway liqueur.

Bring on the 4- Star Pastry Peoples:

Johnny Iuzzini. One of our bestest buddies. 4 star pastry chef of Jean Georges. Motorcycle nut.  If you are the person who stole his KTM bike don't let him find you.
Johnny Iuzzini. One of our bestest buddies. 4 star pastry chef of Jean Georges. Motorcycle nut. If you are the person who stole his KTM bike don’t let him find you.
Michael Laiskonis. 4-star pastry chef at Le Bernardin. Sweetheart. Fellow blogger. When's your wife Heather coming in for a skoal?
Michael Laiskonis. 4-star pastry chef at Le Bernardin. Sweetheart. Fellow blogger. When’s your wife Heather coming in for a skoal?

For our random skoal category:
The woman who published the Anarchist Cookbook:

Carole Stuart, head of Barricade Books (which published the Anarchist Cookbook in 1970).
Carole Stuart, head of Barricade Books (which published the Anarchist Cookbook in 1970).

and the woman who brings the anarchy:

Anne Burrell. Food Network superstar, chef, woman about town, berserker skoaler.
Anne Burrell. Food Network superstar, chef, woman about town, berserker skoaler.

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