Enah Manson/FlickrDaniel Patterson, left, and Rene Redzepi.The "I ate at El Bulli" essay named the food-writer's cliché of the past decade has been supplanted by the endlessly repeated "I foraged with Rene Redzepi" article. The media has annointed Redzepi, the chef of Noma in Copenhagen, this de ... More >>
T MagazinePeter MeehanPeter Meehan, food columnist for the New York Times' T Magazine and co-author of the Momofuku Cookbook, struck a chord today with an essay titled "A Few Beefs." It's composed of three anecdotes, encounters he's had with the food world that have taken him aback. The the ... More >>
Premshree Pillai/FlickrFour Barrel: Too slick for psych-folk rockers?"West Coastin'," New York Times food writer Peter Meehan's Snoop Dogg-ishly titled "Grass Fed" column of June 29, revealed that the scraggly-maned scribe plays guitar in a musty, atmospheric psych-folk band that includes Mag ... More >>
Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Off the page: Andrew Simmons files a review of McSweeney's San Francisco Panorama for Bay Area Bites. It's a look at how print abides, even when the form is uncompelling. Simmons: What I am actually interested in is how Panorama's food pages might potentia ... More >>
McSweeney'sChang stuffs something in his mouth besides his kitchen clog.We're so excited about the upcoming star-studded 33rd issue of McSweeney's -- a.k.a. The San Francisco Panorama ($16), an esoteric, 320-page riff on the newspaper form -- mainly because roughly 5 percent of those pages wi ... More >>
David Chang (right) with Chris Cosentino before last night's discussion at Cafe Du Nord.If there's a takeaway lesson from fig-gate, it might be this: Don't drink on stage.
At a 7x7-sponsored panel discussion at Café Du Nord last night, N.Y. chef David Chang took heat for having being what ... More >>