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A Week of Food and Drink in New Orleans

When the waiter at Commander’s Palace told me that the soft shell crabs on the menu in October were fresh and not frozen, I scoffed. Everyone knows that the season for soft shell blue crabs in the Gulf and along […]

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Kin Shop – Tasty NYC Thai From a Top Chef Winner

Kin Shop has been open for some time now, but until recently, I had never made it there despite hearing good things and a desire to go. In fact, it has been open long enough now, that one doesn’t hear […]

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My Top 10 Dishes of 2011

2011 has been, for me,  a year of extraordinary dining, perhaps my best year ever. It is incredibly difficult choosing ten dishes as the very best of the year, let alone ranking them. This is a subjective list, subject to […]

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A Craving for Hattie’s Fried Chicken

The fad for fried chicken may not be as torrid as it was a year or two ago, but when done well, it is still one of the world’s great dishes. When done well, fried chicken is crispy, moist and […]

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Roberta’s Pizza – Part 2: Brunch

With my fine dining experience at Roberta’s having been so positive, I needed to check out the more rustic side of the equation. So, a few weeks after my incredible dinner, I was back in town and returned with my sons […]

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Batter’s Up at Willie Mae’s

Frying chicken in a special recipe batter at Willie Mae's Scotch House in New Orleans the same way that it has been done for years. Delicious!

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So You Want Good Fried Chicken?

It seems that from Momofuku Noodle Bar to Locanda Verde and beyond, fried chicken is the new rediscovered dish of the moment. I must admit that I haven't yet had the pleasure of their versions, but the best I […]

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