On one of Aimee and Steve's culinary adventures through the boroughs of New York City, beginning with an appetizer of ceviche and ending with a search for the world's fudgiest brownie, the idea for Eat, Darling, Eat was born.
The website has expanded to include a podcast, a virtual cookbook, and live events. If you were to read all 500 (and counting...) stories, your heart would be warmed and broken, and you would come away appreciating the remarkable constellation of experiences for mothers and daughters all over the world.
Aimee Lee Ball is an author and journalist writing about health, business, politics, food, travel, and the arts. She has contributed cooking columns to The New York Times Sunday Magazine and has appeared on TV's Food Network. Her books include No Time to Die, a New York Times Notable Book; Cybill Disobedience, a New York Times best-seller; and Changing the Rules, a Best Business Book. She has written for many national publications including The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, New York, GQ, Vogue, Elle, O the Oprah Magazine, National Geographic, Harper’s Bazaar, Departures, Town & Country, 7 Days, Martha Stewart Living, Time Out New York, Manhattan Inc, The Wall Street Journal, Working Woman, and Reader’s Digest. Aimee's home may run out of ink cartridges but never vanilla extract.
Steve Baum is a filmmaker and award-winning cinematographer whose production credits include “Proof of Innocence" about the Innocence Project (Discovery); “The Pluto Files” based on the book by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson (PBS/Nova); “The Physics of the Circus” (New York Times Productions); “Beatlemania” on Broadway; and the documentary "She's Beautiful When She's Angry." His company produced “Salvadorian Salvation” about protecting El Salvador’s children from gang violence. He is the creator of Underwater Suite: Not For Kids Only, a musical video series. He directed a multi-camera production of : Kanze Noh Theater dramas for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which was presented as a gift to Emperor Akihito during his visit to New York City. Steve treasures his 25-year-old omelet pan.
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