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One Bite: the most painfully sweet thing you'll ever eat

Just when you think there's no culinary frontier to cross?that nothing in this burg will surprise or challenge your jaded palate?you're knocked to your knees by something so extreme you almost fear to utter its name. For you, foodlum, I present the Malort of melliferousness, the bhut jolokia of dulcitude, the Santorum of sweetness: I give you Doraji ka mashoor gola ganda.
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'Let them eat cake': The GOP and its attacks on the middle class

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (6 hours ago)

New Yorkers lining up for... cake?... during the Great Depression. While it is unlikely that Marie Antoinette ever uttered the words, "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche," or the garbled English translation, "Let them eat cake," those wor... Read Post

An Exciting New Publisher Moves to Seattle

United States / Seattle : Slog (4 years ago)

This week in the book section, I write about an exciting new publisher that just moved to town named Jaded Ibis Press, and I talk with Jaded Ibis publisher Debra Di Blasi about her upcoming plans. Almost every Jaded Ibis book sees p... Read Post

All the Buns at Wrigley Field - A Tour of Gonnella Bakery

United States / Chicago : Chicagoist (4 years ago)

Every time you bite into a Wrigley Field hot dog, you're biting into two Chicago classics at the same time. You are, of course, eating the Chicago Hot Dog, a culinary institution being served at the second-oldest park in major leagu... Read Post

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