Ian Anderson noon, Dec. 25
Food & Drink
What Christmas tastes like
I cut in to mention that David is an avid amateur cook who loves to “bring it” for any culinary occasion, but that when one of our guests is a professional chef he pulls out the stops.
Must we now give brunch a Viking funeral?
Dear Hipster: So, I’m starting to hear of the so-called “anti-brunch movement,” a backlash against brunch, and I have to wonder, what the heck am I supposed to do on Sunday morning if brunch becomes ...
“I might make a lasagna that uses vegetables instead of pasta noodles.”
El Gringo and his señora dropped in at the 57 Degrees Wine Bar in San Diego Sunday for the Ceviche Showdown. A panel of four celebrity judges sampled a bit of each pescado plate to ...
Olive Garden and the rules of ironic redemption, plus breadsticks.
The guy with cheap plastic glasses and Bigfoot, in skinny jeans, at Olive Garden.
Tough judgment at the gummy bear taste-test table.
“Gummy bears have a magical light-capturing quality to them that makes people smile.”
Save a turtle — eat more rattlesnake soup.
This recipe has a special place in my heart, mostly because I personally shot this rattlesnake as it was attempting to attack me while I was dove hunting in the mountains near San Diego. I ...
Wake up, people, it’s Super Sports Time
The NFL season is running at max RPM. College football is well underway. Baseball playoffs have begun. Hockey kicks in next week. The NBA preseason starts Saturday, and Major League Soccer is ongoing. Wake up, ...
Suit says "handmade" vodka never touches human hands
Del Mar Law Group, which is making a name for itself suing companies for phony marketing, has filed a putative class action suit in Superior Court, stating that Austin, Texas-based Tito's Handmade Vodka is not ...
No hamburgers in Azerbaijan.
Look up Azerbaijan on the map and one can see immediately how this Caucasus country is a confluence of cultures: Persian, Russian, Islamic, seafaring, to name a few. All of these influences contribute to modern-day ...