Hey, I'm Chris.

My mother always told me: Some people eat to live, and others live to eat.  I, of course, am proud to be the latter.

A native New Yorker, I currently reside with my wife on Long Island, about 40 minutes east of NYC.

Although I’ve always had a strong affinity for eating, my love of cooking can be credited to Mr. Scoops.  He was my after-school cooking class teacher that my mom embarassingly signed me up for in the 2nd grade.  An unquenchable passion for cooking and eating was ignited, and now you can find me focusing much of my time on recipe development, food styling, and photography.

To see my latest culinary creations and follow along on with me on my food adventures throughout NYC, come hang with me at my blog: Shared Appetite.

And be sure to check out my other passion… wedding and engagement photography over at Ashe Photography Studio.