Fried halloumi cheese at Saffron, Korean fried cauliflower at Icehouse, and more in this week’s Hot Five.
Icehouse serves up a calamari and pickled vegetable fritto misto to redeem all those bad squid you’ve sampled in the past.
The Churn checks out Rick Nelson’s review of the massively overhauled Cossetta, Lenny Russo on the joy and pain of cooking, and more.
Louie the Loon travels to Icehouse in Minneapolis for cornbread, cocktails, and crepes.
Each member of Heavy Table’s team shares his or her best three bites (or sips) of food (or drink) from 2012.