Tag Archives: food

3 things about Mercedes Kane’s BREAKFAST AT INA’S

Breakfast at Ina’s [2015] 1. His job was to chop the chocolate. 2. “You’re too stupid to eat here.” 3. No Christmas decorations.

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Slow cooked pork tenderloin carnitas.

This was tonight’s dinner. I adapted it from a recipe I found. The end result was delicious. It took all of 15 minutes to assemble. SLOW COOKED PORK TENDERLOIN CARNITAS ½ cup fresh squeezed orange juice 1 bottle of beer … Continue reading

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Apropos of nothing: hungry?

My old restaurant reviews for the Chicago Reader are online. Bon appetit!

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3 things about Ang Lee’s EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN

Eat Drink Man Woman [1994] 1. A wall with dozens of knives of all different shapes and sizes. 2. He breaks open the clay figure with a hatchet and unwraps the bundle of food. 3. As she puffs away on … Continue reading

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3 things about Joel Schumacher’s THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN

The Incredible Shrinking Woman [1981] 1. Cheese Tease. 2. Sexpot. 3. Galaxy Glue. 3 other things.

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STORIES FROM THE GRID: Chicago/Rush

Being part of a series involving Chicago and its surroundings. The family was sitting outside around a black metal table. An older gentleman set down a tray of food in front of them. In a deep, rolling cadence he recited, … Continue reading

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3 things about Robert Kenner’s FOOD, INC.

Food, Inc. [2008] 1. “1 of every 3 people born after 2000 will suffer from early onset diabetes. Among minorities, it will be every 1 in 2.” 2. Clarence Thomas was once a lawyer for Monsanto. 3. Michael Pollan uses … Continue reading

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