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Friday, May 22, 2009

The Doggie Bag: Today's Odds and Ends

Posted By on Fri, May 22, 2009 at 5:45 PM

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Our favorite morsels from the food blogs.

Gratuitous cruelty alert: Unless you relish the sight of a sharp wooden implement piercing an animal's heart, and that same implement piercing a fellow animal's freakishly swollen liver, do NOT peek at the Beer & Nosh pic of foie gras and duck heart on a stick from last night's Mission Street Food dinner.

Gratuitous pain alert: Hot Food Porn serves up a slice of kitchen verité, the first in a promised series of in-the-trenches stories of life on the line (restaurant line, that is). Here's a blood-smeared taste: I have just cut off 1/3 of my middle fingernail and part of my flesh into a sea of 1 mm by 1 mm brunoise chopped red peppers with my Wusthof Classic Santoku (I knew I hated that bloody knife).

Gratuitious headache alert: In case you overdo it this weekend, Nate Courtland of LA Weekly's Squid Ink grinds out a hangover remedy classy enough to mask as brunch: Spanish tortilla with basil aioli. Reads like it'd go great with a beer.

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