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The great tasting menu debate, cast-iron skillets, grapeless wine
From this Episode:
Tasting menus are bullsh*t (except when they're not)
When does eating become punishment? As more chefs move to lengthy fixed menus with bills that might very well cost your monthly rent, the decision to dine at restaurants...
'Stir, Sizzle, Bake'
Now, onto one of our favorite tools in the kitchen: the trusty cast-iron skillet. Cook and food writer Charlotte Druckman waxes poetic about these incredibly versatile and...
Jonathan Gold dines at Irenia
This week, our favorite food critic, Jonathan Gold , experiences an existential moment while munching on toasted anchovies and salted peanuts at Irenia in Santa Ana.
The terroir at Ava Winery boasts neither nutrient-rich soil nor a mesoclimate, but rather test tubes and Bunsen burners. That’s because the synthetic wines are produced in...