Balls

An excellent email dropped into my box over the weekend from a small but renowned, Vermont farmer and friend:My vet friend Al has castrated 12 young bulls today and wants to cook them (the balls, aka rocky mountain oysters…)–I want to avoid rolling in ritz...

nick s comments on the NJ foie issue, the unfortunate foie debate, not the honorable one mentioned immediately below, but it’s interesting enough to call attention to it here, at least until people learn what they’re talking about before they open their...

A new foie battle is in the works!  The excellent kind.  This one between Brooklyn and Manhattan (amateur gourmet and megnut).  Would that I were a judge in this one…

92nd Street and NYC

Home at last to the beautiful gray cleveburg and have a moment to reflect on the 92nd St Y gathering, happily sold out.  I find doing that kind of event something of a nightmare—four microphones, a table, and 90 minutes of dead air I’m in charge of filling,...

OK, Bourdain slips a comment into a post below, just to let me know that he remains on hallucinogens  Seriously, folks, this is what I’m up against.  I just want people know. Tonight’s the night, Ruhlman. For God’s sake–please lay off...