food

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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Birmingham: New Year in a Familiar Place

January 9, 2011

Leaving Long Island for a bit was entirely necessary and, as per usual, Southwest Airlines gave me a quick, on-time, and uneventful flight. After the disaster I’d suffered through with U.S. Airways the week before, it was refreshing to have such a spot-on aero experience (for those who missed it, my flight left two hours […]

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BottleTree to Show Food Inc.

September 1, 2009

I am so pleased to know that BottleTree Cafe will show the documentary Food Inc Saturday, Sept 5 and Sunday, Sept 6. As excited as I am that viewers will not have to travel, as I did, it is disappointing and sobering that this excellent film, highlighting the current crisis into which our food system […]

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Market Update: What's hot at Pepper Place

May 16, 2009

Starting today, Dan will head out to Pepper Place Market at the crack of dawn each Saturday to let you know what’s hot and happenin’. Week 1: May 16, 2009 Weather: Mostly cloudy, feels humid Temperature: 66 degrees Arugula Beets (Detroit Red) Bok Choi Broccoli Butter Crunch Lettuce Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower (Gold, and Purple)

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If I could be in 3 places Saturday evening

November 17, 2008

1. Eating Alabama. Eating Alabama‘s intrepid team of locavores seems to be on the verge of outdoing itself with this grand autumnal feast: The Alabama Supper. The thought of tasting a big old local pig slowly roasted over a hand-dug brick oven (or the apple cider, the sweet potatoes, or the Good People beer) is […]

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