In the Kitchen With

Dan Rizzie and Susan Lazarus

Artist Dan Rizzie has lived in his North Haven home since 1996. For most of that time he lived with his girlfriend, Susan Lazarus, but this year they made it official and married. Their home, like their kitchen, is filled with art, relics, books and souvenirs from their travels, mostly from their yearly visits to Italy. And when one goes to Italy, one brings back something to eat or drink. Rizzie and Lazarus have gathered spices, herbs and digestifs that not only add to their meals but to the decor, making their kitchen a museum for the senses. A working museum, because Rizzie makes dinner nearly every night. Lazarus is a happy sous-chef.