Monthly Archives: November 2015


Mushroom Porridge – The Flavor Stands Up to a Spoon

In the late ’80s I was treated to dinner that included the best bowl of mushroom soup. Ever. It was in Los Angeles, and although I don’t remember the date I know it was between 1987 and 1989 – because on the same trip I saw Steele Magnolias – the play. This was before the movie… Read More


My Quest for Grilled Cheese Nirvana – Opus 1

There are days when a boy just wants a hot lunch. When such a day coincides with the convergence of a few critical data points harmony, in the form of a perfect grilled cheese sandwich, has a good chance of entering the world for a few tasty moments. To be clear, I’m not suggesting that… Read More