Dining

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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First Bite: Saw's BBQ, Homewood

June 11, 2009

It was a stroke of luck that there weren’t any Saw’s BBQ ribs left in my fridge this morning because I certainly would have eaten them. Cold. What I am about to write cannot be overstated: Saw’s BBQ ribs are the best I have had in Birmingham. Available at retail for some time, Mike Wilson’s […]

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ATL: Inman Park Rocks

February 4, 2009

Before that morning at Parish Market, located in Atlanta’s historic and rejuvenating (ahem, gentrifying) Inman Park neighborhood, I’d never heard of a doghead biscuit. Though more commonly known as a catshead biscuit, this flaky wonder ‘as large as a dog’s head’ was massively wonderful. As per my friends’ suggestion, I tried the homemade andouille sausage […]

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First Bite: Bambinelli's Italian Cafe

December 6, 2008

We checked out Birmingham’s new Bambinelli’s Italian Cafe (still in its soft opening as of December 2008) and are quite pleased with what we’ve seen (and tasted).

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Escargots in Paris

November 24, 2008

The last two days have been full of exciting food. More to come on that. Many oysters, a lot of pate, and more than a few escargots. Too much coffee today. Here is a delightful, if lengthy, video of me wrestling with an escargot. Those suckers have been around for thousands of years, you can […]

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