One Hundred Things Restaurant Staffers Should... →
A good list of things I wish every server would read. I think number 17 is my personal pet peeve at a restaurant: 17. Do not take an empty plate from one guest while others are still eating the same course. Wait, wait, wait.
I just spoke to God and he said it’s time for anyone with a Mad Men styled pic...– Tom Scharpling I put up this quote and instantly realized I probably fall into that category. Crap. (via putthison)
New Menu Items at Wiener & Still Champion →
Gus just added some great new items to the full time menu. What would I suggest? Country fried gyros with the cucomber sauce is delicious. Deep fried chili is one of those “how have I never tasted something so simple and delicious in my life” plates. But if you happen to be there on a day that Gus is making habanero candied bacon, for the love of all that is good in this life, you...
Ludovico Einaudi - Divenire Aforementioned track...
Mike Gebert (of Sky Full of Bacon) posted his response to Michael Pollan’s food rules (which I posted earlier). I like his rules, especially for Chicago dining. My favorite: If there’s a reason to eat somewhere besides the food, the food’s no good. The only exception I can think of: Breweries. I’ve eaten at quite a few that have great beer and decent food. Other than that though,...
Samantha, the zipper doesn’t make you puke. It inspires something worse: blind animal panic aggravated by flashing lights and scary carnies.
Michael Pollan's Food Rules →
Michael Pollan (whom I often don’t agree with… he’s the Malcolm Gladwell of food, which if you don’t understand, you can ask me about) did something I do like. He solicited his readers for “Food Rules”. Some of my favorites: - You don’t get fat on food you pray over. - Breakfast, you should eat along. Lunch, you should share with a friend. Dinner, give...
Vampire Weekend - Horchata This is one of those...
Sub sandwiches taken during bus ride | Stevens... →
From my father-in-law: Now this is news! Only in Pointski-ville (full disclosure: the girl I married grew up in this area… I’m still undecided if this makes her more awesome or not.)