Off The Menu, November 30
Cocktail Hour For those of you looking for a little post-Thanksgiving libations, Eater’s got you covered with their list of essential cocktail bars. The list includes bars from across the country, including Distil in Milwaukee, The Aviary in Chicago and...
For those of you looking for a little post-Thanksgiving libations, Eater’s got you covered with their list of essential cocktail bars. The list includes bars from across the country, including Distil in Milwaukee, The Aviary in Chicago and The Dirk Diggler-y Rob Roy in Seattle.
Check out the full list here: Eater’s 38 Essential Cocktail Bars Across the US [Eater.com]
Foie Gras Foibles
Californian foodies are still adjusting to that state’s ban on foie gras. Some restaurants have found ways around the ban, including Hot’s Kitchen, which serves a complimentary side of the delicacy with one of its burgers. But Hot’s is now being sued by PETA over the practice.
PETA Takes Aim at Eatery For Trying to Duck Out of Foie Gras Ban [NBC4]
Animal rights group sues California restaurant over foie gras ban [Reuters]
The sixth annual Eat Drink Local Week kicks off in Austin on Saturday, December 1st. This celebration of local cuisine benefits the Sustainable Food Center and Urban Roots.
Eat Drink Local Week [Edible Austin]
Russ & Daughters Survive the Storm
Superstorm Sandy wreaked a lot of havoc on the East Coast, and restaurants, especially in New York’s downtown area, were hit hard. This review of one of NYC’s downtown institutions reminds us why restaurants are more than just a place to eat, and how much we would miss out on if they were to disappear.
Russ & Daughters [Immaculate Infatuation]
Fresh Food in Seattle
In their on-going Farm to Fork Across America series, the Huffington Post talks with chef Jerry Traunfeld of Poppy in Seattle, meeting in his home and sharing food from his garden.
Farm to Fork Across America: Soulful in Seattle [Huffington Post]