Update: The media relations company representing Sean Brock issued a response to this article. See below.Celebrated Charleston chef Sean Brock walked out of dinner service he was headlining to party at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach for the Gail Simmons book party.The dinner at Yardbird was b ... More >>
Author Peter Meehan and New York chef David Chang have unveiled issue two of McSweeney's Lucky Peach, the magazine of gems among which is a primer on miso varieties, scientific proof of the sweet spot, and recipes for one of the finest turkey leftover concoctions, The Hot Brown. First assemb ... More >>
Each week, we cull eclectic stories from the internets so you don't have to. 1. Author of Tomatoland Barry Estabrook reports that a 20-year old labor rights group representing tomato pickers in southwestern Florida marched to Trader Joe's headquarters in Los Angeles to ask execs to work w ... More >>
For 31 years, Rosa Bozeman has reserved Fridays for soul food. It's the day in which the parking lot is packed and she stays open until 6 p.m., two hours later than usual. Oxtail and meatloaf are the highlights when it comes to meat. And since I'm obsessed for the moment with oxtails, I'd m ... More >>
This past week, my colleagues from Village Voice Media had a good showing the Association of Food Journalism awards, which I attended in Charleston. Around tables at dinner and during speaker sessions, topics such as how soon to review a restaurant after it has opened, the role of critics in ... More >>
You want to know how you would have been living if you'd hooked up with Bernie Madoff and started illegally raising for him right at the swindler's start in the 1960s?
You have to look at how Fort Lauderdale's Michael Bienes lived. I've written a lot about the philanthropist who claims he, too, ha ... More >>