Linguine al Limone | easy recipe

Jamie Oliver and numerous other chefs have posted recipes for this dish. The appeal is it's incredibly fast and easy. Make pasta & drain. Heat olive oil in separate pan. Smash garlic and add to hot oil. Zest/juice a lemon. Cut heat. Toss pasta with garlic oil, lemon zest/juice, red…

La Famiglia – 437 Rush Re-Opening

Within 10 minutes of entering Phil Stefani's 437 Rush's re-opening party last night, I had a glass of vino and more food than I get at my grandma's house. (I hope my grandma doesn't read this.) The waiters came in unrelenting waves with trays of everything from bruschetta to tuna tartar. I…

Pi Day Food For Jesus (and Nerds)

Nerds unite! Pi Day often is celebrated with pie, but I opted for a different route last night. I've only had arancini, fried rice balls, once before. After nabbing a recipe from my cousin's mother-in-law, I set out to make these spherical wonders for Pi Day. We all recall how…

The Real Purpose of Business Cards

They aren't for networking events. They aren't for making a ridiculous house of cards. The main purpose of business cards is to fill fishbowls at restaurants for free lunch drawings. It is known by many that my favorite food is "free." And my favorite drink: whiskey, with a strong preference for…