New Orleans is home to lots and lots of awesome food, and plenty of it is stuff most tourists never get to enjoy. Take Cake Cafe, a wonderful bakery and breakfast spot in the Marigny neighborhood. When I lived in the city pre-Katrina, I hadn’t even heard of this place; it . . . → Read More: Apple-Goat Cheese King Cake
Being as how I work for Liquor.com, I’m usually called upon to make drinks at parties.
Okay, what I mean is I force everybody to try the fancy drinks I make instead of just mixing bourbon and diet soda. But the fact remains that making drinks all night is no way . . . → Read More: Toasting Independence: Dixie Pisco Punch
I went on a crazy, gluttonous weekend trip to Atlanta for my birthday last month, and I fell in love. Yeah, there were some great cocktails, and a really cool late-night Asian restaurant, and a stunning $2 banh mi (more details here), but it was one dish that’s been my . . . → Read More: Recipe Rip-Off: Empire State South’s Boiled Peanut Hummus
Our planet is running out of seafood, and it’s my fault. (It’s probably your fault, too.) There are a bunch of fish—sadly, most of humanity’s favorites—that are being overfished, global-warmed, and polluted basically out of existence.
The most serious of these is bluefin tuna, AKA toro, the kind of tuna that goes into high-end sushi all . . . → Read More: Miso-Broiled Mackerel and Sustainable Seafood