The early word on Narcissa, in the East Village, filed for Tasting Table. Those are beets on the rotisserie and these photos were all taken by Mr. Todd Coleman.
Spent a few days reporting in Spain during San Sebastián's annual festival and I am now 80% txakoli.
Goodbye, 2013. You were difficult and chaotic and wonderful, and it was nice knowing you!
A tiny review of Daniel Patterson's Coi, Stories and Recipes, that I wrote for issue #160 of Saveur, right this way.
The wholesale fruit and vegetable vendors on the outskirts of Bangkok's Khlong Toey market are listening to the radio, eating noodles in their downtime, reading the paper. Deeper inside, butchers are at work and men push carts of live animals--white ducks in cages, nets jumping with frogs, tubs of fat eels. Over a charcoal cooker, a woman burns the feathers off small chickens then presents them beautifully, heads still on, twisted back and tucked behind the wing.
This is strange and beautiful and I'm putting it here to keep it safe.