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Nose to Tail (Sound 4/09): Additional photos

Here are the photos (taken by me) of the rest of the dishes from the “Gizzards, Scrapple and Tripe” Dish-Off in April’s issue of Sound magazine. You can find the full report, include menus, here. Click to enlarge any of the photos.…
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Seattle Sound 12/08: Rock Our World

Sound‘s Search for the Year’s Top Chef The World Series, an amazing election, and now time to crown a “top chef.” The three best “Dish-Off” winners of the year were willing participants in a playoff, but what about a theme? I wanted something abstract, and…
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NYC: Pickles, Pizza and More on Day 4

It’s been 27 years since leaving Long Island after high school graduation, and while I don’t miss the area, I do miss New York-style bagels and pizza.  So on my rare trips back to the Big Apple, it’s critical I consume some to tide me…
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More at Flushing’s Golden Mall: Lamb Burger and Noodles

You didn’t think the Sichuan stall was the only place we enjoyed at Flushing’s Golden Mall, did you? Next stop was Xi’an Famous Snacks, where we enjoyed a lamb burger (zi ran chao yang rou jia mo). Yum. Lamb and cumin have become one of…
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Husband and Wife Offal at Flushing’s Golden Mall

At the very beginning of this month, I asked “Where in the world am I?” In case you couldn’t tell from the photo, I was in Flushing, New York. Flushing has become an annual trip Labor Day weekend, and the ideal place to stay (ah,…
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Tai Chin Nam Gau Gan Sach (a.k.a. #14)

Pho. Take a look at the sign, and the Vietnamese characters look like they’re asking you questions: Want a piece of me? Can you pronounce me? Do you even know what I am? This beef noodle soup is the perfect remedy for fighting a cold,…
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