DINING, EATING OUT, & MORE
Tasting Menus on AskMen.com
Eating well doesn’t have to cost a fortune, but oh what fun you’ll have if you spend one. For that next special occasion, holiday splurge or maybe even when you’re just plain hungry, a mouthwatering tour of the food at a world-class restaurant could be just what you need. A fine restaurant’s tasting menu consists of a multi-course meal designed by the chef. Often ranging from hors d’oeuvres to desserts, ...
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... Fine Living: Top 10 Tasting Menus; By Phil Pivnick
ASIA NEWS on WSJ.com
In Kyoto, kaiseki restaurants serve Japan's version of haute cuisine.
The meal at famed Kikunoi restaurant was cutting-edge: 12 courses made up of 60 different items, each fanatically sourced using the freshest and highest-quality ingredients available. And in the trendiest fashion, the entire meal, which stretched to almost three hours, weighed in at less than 1,000 calories. Welcome to kaiseki (kye-SEK-ee), the original fixed-price tasting menu, whose roots in Kyoto go back almost 500 years to the Japanese tea ceremony's origins and ...
Full Story: The Art You Can Eat; by STAN SESSER
Tasting Stadium's Food on WSJ.com
Lobster rolls at Citi Field take on cheese steaks at Yankee Stadium.
On chilly Wednesday night at spanking-new Citi Field, José Reyes scored from first base for the home team in a comical Padres screwup, and the Mets beat the San Diego Padres 7-2. But some of the best action was in the stands, in the open-air food court called Taste of the City. Both local teams lost the openers at their new stadiums - the Mets to the Padres on Monday 6-5, and the Yankees to Cleveland on Thursday 10-2 - but they scored points with their efforts to give New York baseball fans a lot more than franks and beer to feed themselves and their loyalty. ...
Full Story: Taste-Testing New York Baseball; by RAYMOND SOKOLOV
More Interesting Links!
~ Request to TV chefs: Wash Your Hands!; NYDailyNews.com
~ A Future With Fewer Reservations; WSJ.com
~ Eat shoots and leaves; Guardian.co.uk
~ Tasting Menu at Fat Duck; from Forbes.com
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