A good dish is one of life’s great pleasures. It’s also a reflection of the cook, culture, and era it comes from. From a fabled restaurant in France to the savory wards of New Orleans, from a “theatrical turkey” to a meal meant to “cook my man into submission,” these four quick culinary essays are in the best of taste.
Why kill something so mild-mannered and sociable?
Dining at Bocuse was about pleasure in all its forms.
A Chihuahua can tell who’s from Satan.
I was cooking my man into submission.