Here's a handful of food-related articles around the web
wrapping up 2011 and moving onward into 2012. Cheers to an exciting
and hopefully non-apocalyptic year for food and restaurants.
Jonathan Gold of LA Weekly counts down the "
10 Best Dishes of 2011." LA restaurants with dishes that made
the cut include The
Spice Table, Lukshon,
Medicine and Playa.
Houston Press compiles a
year in food photos from restaurants reviewed by critic
Katharine Shilcutts. You might want to ignore this if you're
A Hamburger A Day (Serious Eats) looks back at
their favorite burgers of 2011. Restaurants mentioned on the
beefy list include Sola (Chicago), Capital
Bar (Little Rock) and Spring
The experts at
Eater Chicago predict dining headlines for 2012. Some of the
better entries: "People will start butchering meat at their own
tables," and "Chicago's last upscale hotel restaurant closes. No
one notices." I'm still holding out hope that 2012 will be the year
of the meat-on-a-stick.
It's no longer New Year's Day, but I'm sure a percentage of the
population is still feeling groggy. Here's a recipe for the
ultimate hangover breakfast from James McDuffee, the chef of Joseph
Leonard in New York. Via
Speaking of memorable burgers of 2011, here's an avocado sprout
burger from The Counter in Los Angeles. How very Cali.