Basically ‘intestines stuffed with more intestines'
Mar 10, 2014 11:00 am
Doug Sohn’s often obscurely titled franks (“The Shirley Hardman,” anyone?) span virtually every type of meat in your butcher’s repertoire and probably beyond, including an ever-revolving “Game of the Week” special, which spotlights a different wild animal: alligator, crawfish, pheasant, snake — you name it, he’s probably stuck it in a bun, added some unusual toppings for good measure and sold it at his popular Chicago hot dog spot. But there is only one that didn't quite work.
This just in: there’s more to Maine than just lobst
Mar 7, 2014 1:00 pm
If you’ve ever found yourself wondering how to butcher a whole lamb most economically, you’ll want to attend Chicago’s Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Conference. You heard us. But if butchery’s not your calling, attend the largest outdoor tented tasting on the East Coast at the Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival, or celebrate Maine Restaurant Week and order up some truffled mac 'n cheese with an appetizing price tag.
Here we are today with yet another poke in the ribs notice that Los Angeles might just be the most exciting place to dine out in the country. Yup, just went there. Each year LA Weekly dedicates an issue to listing (updating, revising, rewriting) a list of city’s 99 Essential Restaurants. Longtime critic Jonathan Gold minded the issue for many years before switching sides to review restaurants at the LA Times. Taking his spot in 2012 was an intrepid, pulls-no-punches writer named Besha Rodell, who released her list today.
Ah, so you're one of the lucky ones heading down to the South by Southwest Interactive, Film and Music festivals, beginning this weekend in Austin, Texas. You’ve marked down the panels and concerts you will be attending and prepared yourself to sleep on a friend’s hotel room floor. Whatever, nobody sleeps at SXSX. You good. But you've forgotten (or neglected to plan) one very important thing. Where are you going to eat! We've got you.
A multi-course meal prepared by a number of New York City’s best chefs. A well-known actor acting as Co-Chair and a celebrity DJ spinning all night. All this for a worthy cause. Edible Schoolyard NYC’s second annual spring benefit is definitely not one to miss.
At drive-through windows and counter joints across the country, farm-to-table fare is going mainstream. From a New York City noodle bar poised to become the Asian Chipotle to a gas station vending machine dispensing all-natural beef burritos, these farm-fresh service joints redefine eatin’ good in the neighborhood. Here are 7 spots where you can eat really well, really fast.
The third annual Food Book Fair will take place this year at Brooklyn’s Wythe Hotel on April 25-27. Food enthusiasts, publishers, book collectors, chefs, artists, activists, scholars and writers will converge to present three days of food writing, reading and activism, and to explore the latest in food innovation and conversation. More information - and a list of participants - after the jump.