Thanks Esquire! My Chefugee article published today

Read it here while the digital ink’s still wet! (P.S. Good to know that my former journo colleagues – “The Writers Bloc” as we called us Gen-Xers – have now all moved up as editors in big publications. 🙂 )  

Ukraine in Spain! Cooking classes with Ukrainian “chefugees”

Up until last year, I confess that everything I knew about Ukraine could have been written on a teaspoon. The short list didn’t exactly carry warm thoughts either: former Soviet republic, Chernobyl ground zero, target of illegal Russian land grabbing, weather fit for an Ice King (a quick Google weather search just revealed that it’s…