Dining: Slim Goodies (New Orleans)

October 5, 2011

That I opted for the Creole Slammer at Slim Goodies over the Jewish Coonass is to say I chose hash browns over potato latkes. The dish, pictured, above was topped with over-easy eggs and bathed in crawfish etouffee. As I was unfamiliar with the term “coonass,” and since it sounds incredibly derogatory I investigated. Despite […]

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UPDATE: Another Broken Egg Cafe to open in Mountain Brook Village

May 11, 2009

Dram Whiskey Bar and Avo (previous posts) won’t be the only new kids on the block in Mountain Brook Village for long. This morning I noticed a bit of plywood (as the guys at Eater would say) on a walk through Mountain Brook Village: King’s House Antiques’ former residence will be taken by Florida-based franchise […]

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Thinking about food, all the time.

January 23, 2008

In no particular order, allow me to disgorge some thoughts and links: – Pre-made pesto from Costco is kind of my personal lazy-dinner lifesaver. Add more garlic, add some heavy cream, pour it over chicken, put in some lemon and spoon it over some fish…whatever! All is within the realm of possibility! I’M LAZY ADDICTED. […]

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First Bite: Urth Caffe (Melrose, LA)

September 30, 2007

After an entertaining and delightful dinner at Sushi Sushi on North Beverly, Jenn and I went out for brunch at the Urth Caffe. I had been hoping to check out some of Suzanne Goin’s cooking at the Hungry Cat, but it just wasn’t meant to be (which is too bad, considering everything I’d read; I […]

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Cold morning, City Bakery Hot chocolate.

April 12, 2007

Kimberly, sitting in the City Bakery, holding her cup of hot chocolate with homemade marshmallow:[sips] Oooh.[pause, sips] Oooh.[pause, sips] Oh, my God.[pause, sips] Wow. – I sit in front of my pretzel croissant, fruit-nut muffin, and cup of the same and am relieved. Completely relieved, since I’d promised a memorable breakfast and it’s a drizzly, […]

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