Fifty years ago, this is how the foremost American food authority described his favorite menu for a holiday open house:. And with the cheeses, I serve thinly sliced rye bread and crackers of some kind and a bowl of fruit. For the first time, Mr. Birdsall , a writer and former chef whose work focuses on queer influence in American food and homophobia in the culinary world. But when I was growing up, Julia Child and James Beard were the twin gods of our household, like an extra set of grandparents whom my food-mad parents consulted and compared daily. It seemed entirely logical to me that when we drove north of the city, we passed highway signs for James Beard State Park.
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But sadness hung just beneath the surface. And while Ms. Olmsted plans to reopen elsewhere, she and her employees are mourning. Olmsted said as she sat, at times misty-eyed, in the second-floor restaurant on Thursday, just before the lunchtime rush.
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By Johnny Oleksinski. With Oso, he is striving to create a dining oasis for the residents of West Harlem, where he lives. The menu comprises trendy small plates — tacos, gorditas, tamales.
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