Finding My iPhone: A Story of Crime, Intrigue, and Bone Marrow

Today I took a walk to the Farmers Market at Third and Fairfax to buy dog food from Huntington Meats, when my iPhone was stolen. There are a lot of good reasons to shop at independently owned stores, but the fact that you can count on the nice guys who work there when you’re in… More Finding My iPhone: A Story of Crime, Intrigue, and Bone Marrow

Secret Sauce

I was at the Original Farmers Market at Third and Fairfax last week when Jim the butcher–the one that makes Nancy Silverton’s famous burger blend–asked me how to make the mayo that Nancy puts on her burgers. For an upcoming party, he wanted to create The Perfect Slider, and he felt this might help him… More Secret Sauce

A Burger in the Eye (and Hands) of the Beholder

Today’s New York Times article about burgers struck me as odd. Not because there was an article about burgers. Burger stories is what food publications do for the Fourth of July, which might as well be called: National Burger and Hot Dog Day because four out of five Americans probably couldn’t tell you: Independence from… More A Burger in the Eye (and Hands) of the Beholder