It starts in the morning. You get home from your early run or ride or walk from the couch to the reading chair and that needling notion of wanting something really good that’s really bad gets really strong. You know right then. Baked kale chips and cucumber merengue quenelles aren’t going to cut it. This is […]
“They come here clutching their hearts, ‘Oh, you’re still open,’” she said with a laugh.
For the owners of The Eagle, who opened their wildly popular taco bar Bakersfield down the street in 2011 at the beginning of OTR’s transformation, the success of their fried chicken joint has been “magical,” said Lauren Altman, general manager of The Eagle.
When I see those fancy-pants judges on my favorite TV cooking competition shows, I ask: “They get paid to do that? What makes their taste buds so special? Why are they so cruel?” I should know better. It’s a lot harder job than it looks. For one thing, it’s a darn weird feeling having an […]
The last thing on Sandy Hullum’s mind when she attended Emerson College in Boston was cooking, much less opening a restaurant. “I was young and studying marketing and planning on working for corporations,” she said. “But I always loved food and cooking and I’d call my grandmother every year and ask her how to make […]