new york times

On the Discovery of Pork Shoulder Porchetta

Congratulations to Melissa Clark of the New York Times for personally discovering that you can make a simpler variant of Italian porchetta using a pork shoulder. It is exciting to hear that this dish is now enjoyed exclusively in a small section of Brownstone Brooklyn. She may be pleased and mortified in equal proportions to […]


Restaurant Server Don’ts

The New York Times’ Bruce Buschel is making a list of 100 things his restaurant staff should not do and published the first 50. Waiter Rant responds. (Also see the Heavy Table’s 25 Things Diners Hate About Restaurants and the 25 Things Chefs Hate About You.) [via Kottke and Yoshi in the comments]