The Food Pages May 7th

The only intro I have for this week is to describe the salad I had last night in Charlottesville at The Whiskey Jar because it was brilliant: spring greens, pickled red onions, prosciutto-style VA ham, a chicken dripping vinaigrette (!),  crispy bits of chicken skin (!!), and a soft-boiled then grits encrusted deep fried egg (!!!). Suffice to say I''m still thinking about it.

My dinner last night at The Whiskey Jar in Charlottesville, Va.

My dinner last night at The Whiskey Jar in Charlottesville, Va.

 

 

  • Also, I’d like to put forward that we should call cookbooks like this one  retrospectives or monographs like in the art world since they are designed as a record of achievement, not as instructions.

 

 

  • I don’t know about triathlon training, but I think it should be everyone’s goal to eat breakfast like a Hobbit. Especially those meals at Tom Bombadillo’s house early in the first book.