If you've never had the asparagus n 'shroom croissant at Balthazar, you have missed something life-changing. 7.50 but worth every penny.
amazing meal at aldea on sat. nite: as good start to finish as I've had in a long time: salads, soups, suckling pig, scallops, eat at Aldea!
serious brunch at the reopened good fork in red hook: fried chicken & waffles, anchovy toast & a poached egg & butterscotch miso ice cream.
Overheard in a meeting next to me quote: "You don't want chunks in your float."
tasty lunch at a chill Spice Market, I hadn't been in years: fried brussels sprouts and mint & an old fav, charred chicken with kumquats.
I MIght is one of my favorite Wilco songs. They should open up every live show with it: perfect pick-me-up song. Like the Dead's Bertha.
Did anyone see the Times story about Norwegians and firewood. Made me think that George Harrison was referring to that with Norwegian Wood.
Yes,Jackson Browne songs do all sound the same.The thing is it's a damn good song: Running on Empty, running on…a lot of artists have 1 song
listening to Bill Withers' Lovely Day in the SE office, you can't not smile & sing along to this song. LOVELY DAY, LOVELY DAY, LOVELY DAY.
I'm not ashamed to admit it. There are many Dunkin Donut sandwiches I am partial to, including today's choice: ham & cheese on a warm roll.
fine back 40 west breakfast: egg sammy with bacon and really good cheese, lemon bundt cake. & a really good scone, chill vibe and music also
lunch at Back Forty West: fried chicken and waffles, beautiful parker house mini-loaf, and apple crumb pie: sublime, tasty as all get out
bronchitis and valentine's day not a good mix;still had one of my favorites:melted Cheddar sexily draped over a well-toasted English muffin
new candidate for best fried chicken sandwich in nyc: joseph Leonard's soaked, brined chicken thigh fried to a gorgeous burnished dark brown
back from a lost weekend of the flu: breakfast: a piece of whole grain toast, 2 tblsp of peanut butter, a banana, and a glass of 1% milk.
dinner: three small slices of a sparsely topped pizza at Gemma and some popcorn. along with a cocktail; don't feel like I ate too much
Is our beloved Nolita Mart the last remaining place in Manhattan to buy a 20 oz. diet coke for $1.50?
two pieces of fried eggplant & a small piece of a Kenji-made eggplant panbanzo completed a delicious & small-portioned meal. I can do this.
Danger zone: Kenji just bought in some muffalettas. I took a really small piece. The food table at SE is a diet-killer filled with goodies.
down three pounds since I last weighed myself two weeks ago. Yay! great way to start the day along with banana and 2 tbs of peanut butter.
dinner tonight: porcini ravioli with tomato sauce and a cup of Fairway's awesome salted popcorn. No seconds and I feel really full.
Lunch today: two mediocre small slices of pizza. Note to self: I waited 5-10 minutes after I had the last bite and found I really was full.
If J.Schenker can do it, tinyurl.com/aqfhjso
, so can I. Bkfst was a banana w/2 tbsp.peanut butter. Will tweeting keep me honest? We'll see
amazing afternoon with Fuchsia Dunlop wandering around Chinatown in Lower Manhattan. talking about her great new book Every Grain of Rice.
incredible super bowl party menu:, the dutch's fried chicken & biscuits with honey & mighty quinn brisket, pulled pork, & 2 kinds of beans.
Watched the lincoln lawyer last night after cooking my wife fried flounder from the greenmarket,meal better than the movie, which wasn't bad
Really looking forward to my new favorite healthy breakfast: slice of toasted Bread Alone multigrain, peanut butter, jam, banana, and milk
2nd meal at the marrow: scallop crudo, culotte steak, apple hand pie, simple deeply flavored food, wish it was in my hood
spatchcocked turkey huge hit. Skin was so crispy and crunchy and beautiful burnished brown it looked like Peking duck. Thank you, Kenji.
if you still need a thanksgiving pie and you're near balthazar, pick up a maple pecan sweet potato pie, life-changingly good, so serious
serious apple pie ($35) at balthazar: flaky butter crust with enough salt, tender apples that retain their shape, worthy T-Giving fare
With all the noise about NYT review of Guy Fieri joint, check out SE's from a month ago: tinyurl.com/d5nkdm5
. Carey Jones nailed it.
up on martha's vineyard, house intact, phew!, felt much better after an incredible breakfast biscuit from 7a, their coffee cake crazy good.
Win a pie cookbook when you buy a ticket to our Pie and Wine Social at @BrooklynWinery
see you there sunday ow.ly/ecezs
it's macoun apple season. is there a better apple on this earth? I don't think so. They are crispy, sweet, but not too, and slightly spicy.
serious new $10 lunch special at Balaboosta: sandwich and either soup, salad, or hummus. sandwiches are smaller but this is a great deal.
my new breakfast of champions: haagen-dazs coffee almond snack bar: 185 calories of serious creamy deliciousness and a little buzz as well
Oh yes, I should mention this post: tinyurl.com/bnsfcyb
, covers dumplings all over the world, not just Asia. Did we miss any? Let us know.
if you're serious about Asian dumplings this is the Serious Eats post for you: tinyurl.com/bnsfcyb
I want some of these dumplings now. NOW!
dorie greenspan's cookies at her new place in the essex market are so seriously,seriously delicious. Her Blondie cookie redefines the genre.
great new year's dinner: mighty quinn's brisket, yura mashed potatoes, tomatoes from greenmarket,and my wife's plum tart via Joan Nathan
had a warm pretzel roll topped with melted gruyere at almondine in dumbo, bklyn, life-changingly good and seriously delicious when warm
At mvy ag fair had a great design your own cupcake at create-a-cake booth: vanilla cake with chocolate ganache filling and choc buttercream
I just saw God in a chocolate financier from Eric Kayser and a glass of Five Acres Farms whole milk. Really. So seriously good.
I had the Tuesday special patty melt with these obscenely good fried fingerling potatoes at Parm. Hall of Fame patty melt and HoF potatoes.
shandaken bakes peach tart at new amsterdam mkt 2day, best tart I've had this year? maybe. buttery, light, flaky crust, tender peach, delish
amazing breakfast dish at maialino this morning hangar steak topped with salsa verde and a sunny side up egg, a true breakfast of champions
just had the most amazing Balthazar grab and go heirloom tomato salad with lardons, pickled onions, sourdough croutons --so, so good.
my tribute to the razor-sharp, generously spirited nora ephron. if we had a serious eats flag it would be at half-mast seriouseats.com/2012/06/my-fri…
Tequila mockingbird at the wren is a great woosy drink for adults