The best fish tacos

It is so not spring yet. Not even close. But winter’s over.  Okay it’s like, 70% over.  In terms of both probability and the calendar of Midwest Seasons.  It could blizzard again, but it probably won’t.  It should keep getting slowly warmer, with a cold day or an icy wind here and there. So it’s pretty much over.  […]

Cheap Chic: Return of the Lobster Carcass

You guys remember this. Summer of Terror, 2009: Death and Lobster Rolls. Welp after a six-month deep freeze, I’m hauling out the variety bucket of lobster-carcass-parts and, um, dead lobster juice. I mean, that is, the – theoretically very tasty – water in which we cooked the lobsters. And I’m making lobster stock. Because, buddies, […]

Cioppino, or: return of the lobster carcass

You guys remember this. Summer of Terror, 2009: Death and Lobster Rolls. Welp after a six-month deep freeze, I’m hauling out the variety bucket of lobster-carcass-parts and, um, dead lobster juice. I mean, that is, the – theoretically very tasty – water in which we cooked the lobsters. And I’m making lobster stock. Because, buddies, […]

Playtime

A couple of months ago, over some Sazeracs in Andersonville, the summer still young, our imaginations ripe with visions of trotting all over this mighty city in search of challenge and adventure, my friends Cara and Adrian and I discussed the prospect of lobsters. Killing and eating them, specifically. So fast-forward to a recent Thursday […]

Seafood showdown: lobster rolls

A couple of months ago, over some Sazeracs in Andersonville, the summer still young, our imaginations ripe with visions of trotting all over this mighty city in search of challenge and adventure, my friends Cara and Adrian and I discussed the prospect of lobsters. Killing and eating them, specifically. So fast-forward to a recent Thursday […]

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