Take Me to Sanborns: Swiss Enchiladas and Race in Mexico City

In the first chapter of D.H. Lawrence's late novel, The Plumed Serpent, an Irishwoman named Kate has a terrible experience at a Mexico City bullfight. The book is set during the Mexican revolution. Kate is overwhelmed by the sights and sounds in the arena and by the murderous event itself. Afterward, she tells a… » 6/23/14 2:07pm 6/23/14 2:07pm

Women Don't Need Restaurants for Women, Just Give Us the Goddamn Steak

Yo, Ladies™! Huddle up. Grab a backwards chair. (Now turn it around and sit on it RIGHT, YOU SHAMELESS HUSSIES. Ladies™ don't straddle.) It's time for some serious LadyTalk™. If you're a Lady™, like me, you've definitely run into this problem: It's dinnertime. You're starving. You haven't eaten since your morning cup… » 5/09/14 2:56pm 5/09/14 2:56pm

Braised Boneless Short Ribs And A Chat With L'Artusi's Erin Shambura

A few years ago my wife and I were introduced to L'Artusi, an Italian place down on West 10th street in the Village. We rarely have the chance to dine out, but we've been back to L'Artusi a dozen times since that introduction. We feel welcome there—it's a place that makes us happy. The environment is elegant but not… » 1/27/14 2:23pm 1/27/14 2:23pm

Here's The Voice Of Oregon State Sports, Drunk And Eating A Napkin At…

This video's been floating around for a couple months under the description Drunk Man Eats Napkin At West Hollywood Denny's at 3:10 am. But this week, some folks near Corvallis noticed the subject looked a little familar. And indeed, it's Mike Parker, the radio play-by-play guy for the Beavers. When finally called… » 5/11/11 10:30am 5/11/11 10:30am