It was all a numbers game a few weeks ago at OTTO where I held my twenty-second birthday dinner extravaganza, with seven people, three courses, a single and singular Bear, and countless delicious moments, pun definitely intended. Otto means “eight” in … Continue reading


While it’s become glaringly obvious that the Brunch with Bear team seems to be obsessed with Italian restaurants—in fact, blogging about them almost exclusively—you ought to know that I love Rome. I love the city, I love the symbolism, I love the stories. … Continue reading