Château Mouon-Rothschild 1945 … $14,995– A lovely bordeaux on offer by Michael Mina’s restaurant in San Francisco. Not ridiculous at all, why? And priced as if marking it $5 more would cause someone in a position to order it say: “Naw, too expensive.”
The best Mexican in Iowa City
and this doesn’t mean the Tex-Mex-y places. I count three: La Reyna, El Paso and the Taco Truck (apparently called La Michoacana). View Iowa City’s best Mexican in a larger map
Strange nite. Sat 2 stages that worked all week 4 free dinner. We knew 1 was 19....– Grant Achatz, the world-class chef and owner of Alinea, on how to fuck up a perfectly amazing free meal worth a few hundreds of dollars.
The Walking Taco
is apparently a renaming (and, perhaps, reimagining) of a “dish” with origins in Texas: Frito Pie. It is, although borrowed, the Midwest’s contribution to the world’s cuisine. That and Jell-O salad. So while it may not be pretty — and perhaps even a little sad — yes, I do like the walking taco. And how can Midwesterners have not had one?
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Salt sprinkled on top gives the tongue a quick buzz. More salt in the cheese...– The New York Times’ Michael Moss in “Pushed to Lower Salt Use, Food Industry Pushes Back”
When I was the restaurant critic at the Tacoma News Tribune, from 2004 to 2008,...– Unemployed former food critic Ed Murrieta, whose sole source of income is now food stamps.