I know it's been pretty chilly and gray out there, but I can assure you, the lettuce and asparagus and spring onions are all celebrating the coming season. If you don't have plans to visit a farmers market, you should make them. Don't shut down your computer yet though. We've got some things to wrap ... More >>
When I was a kid, I thought clams were irregular, long rubbery strips of sweet protein covered in cornmeal breading. It wasn't my fault. Even though I grew up on the Eastern Shore, my parents grew up in central PA. They weren't seafood people, so most of the seafood meals from my early youth were ea ... More >>
Paris Hilton dives into a very 'Big Carl.' (Western bacon style)Just about anything can take on a sexual connotation, and while efforts are being made to sex up food, what of the unsexiest of all edibles: fast food? Nope, there are still fuck-tastically named items on every drive-through menu ... More >>
The tired, lame joke used to pop about annually this time of year among the lapsed Catholics in my family. "I'm giving up watermelon for Lent," assorted uncles would say with a grin.
Har-har. Get it? Watermelon isn't in season during Lent, so as sacrifices go...
Yeah, those old boys were ca ... More >>
Fish tacos had a banner year in 2010, but California-style tacos made with beer-battered tilapia and chipotle mayonnaise are still outpacing the grilled fish variety more commonly served in Mexico.
According to a survey from industry research firm Technomic, the number of fish tacos on resta ... More >>
From WikipediaA (secret) 3x3In some sort of reverse Manifest Destiny, In-N-Out is finally making its way to Texas. The City of Garland's website, and Nancy Nichols at D who broke the story, showed seven yea votes for the building of the west coast burger chain.
There's a lot of hype about ... More >>
Not a bad week, comment-wise--especially considering how everyone is pretty much huddled up in their cubicles this time of year trying to clear things before the holidays...right?It helped that newswriter (and alcohol lightweight) Kimberly Thorpe decided to seek tolerance-building advice so she ... More >>
So I was at Long John Silver's--for a story--waiting for my fried sampler to appear. I glanced at the bill and saw this: "10% SENIOR DISC."But...but...um...Punk kids who work in fast food these days, 47 is not old. Sure there's a little gray around the temples. That's 'cause my office is next to Wil ... More >>