The asphalt stretch from Dallas to Fort Worth is long and hard. Also brutal, at least judging by the wreckage littering the highway recently. Angled on the shoulder was an old Chevy truck with a tall makeshift cargo box fashioned out of lumber scraps. It's right front wheel was missing, and in its place, a tree stump had been shoved under the axle to keep it level. A few miles up the road, a charred BMW sedan assumed the same position. I saw these metal carcasses each time I made the... More >>>
Encore's steamed mussels in a light herb broth struck the right note.