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Kate Christensen is exactly the kind of woman I would spend all my time trying to bed if I weren't already married to The Most Wonderful Woman in the World. She's hot, with the most beguiling eyes, and expressions, I've encountered (we once shared a stage at the Key West Literary Seminar); she's smart as lightening, and she writes fabulous books. Readers of this site, if you haven't read Epicure's Lament, put it next on your list, followed by The Great Man, which inspired the below recipe. That's right: a fictional scene generated this most delicious North African–style chicken stew, a version of which I made for Donna on Saturday. It's also a lesson in the way recipes ought to be written and followed. Christensen's ...
The Willeyville in the Cleveland Flats, caught my eye (here she is making another fave of mine, The Dark & Stormy). The Derby caught my eye for its straightforwardness and lack of frou. I immediately thought of the Brown Derby, a restaurant chain that flourished here in the 1970s, where I first encountered what was called a salad bar, back in the pre-sneeze guard days (God, how I long for the simpler times when people didn't freak out about bacteria and rub sanitizing gel on their hands every five ...When I opened to the Cleveland Plain Dealer's wonderful and expanded food section, I was delighted to find a handful of bartenders offering cocktails. The Derby, offered by Lindsey Hawes, who mixes drinks at