Blogs and Books

My friend Carol over at FL at Home emailed to alert me that the Wall Street Journal had done a piece on a niche in the food blogging world—people who work through a single book and blog about it; good story if you haven’t already read.  The phenomenon began...

Food Notes May 19

The last word on Shoemaker: Daniel Patterson read the shoemaker post and sent an email:"Hi michael, saw your very amusing post, and my foh partner, who is from la, worked with the shoemaker guy both at water grill and providence, says he’s actually a...

Chicago Repeals Foie Gras Ban

A friend emailed to alert me that at 3:00 p.m. today, the Chicago City Council voted 36 to 6 to repeal the ban on sales of foie gras in Chicago.  I’ll forgo comments on the irony of one of the most forward thinking chef cities in the world having a city...