In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
- “And when you manage to get into the place, the dim blackness of the dining room — formerly Tulipe, Jozu and the sushi bar Hamasaku — flickers like something from a Robert Irwin installation, a restaurant ready to swallow you whole.” More Ink for Michael Voltaggio's Ink.
- “No word on how it taste — stale, presumably — after all these years.” 104-Year-Old Cookie Sells at Auction.
- “'It was an imperfect law and it was imperfectly applied — and it was a DISASTER.'” Ken Burns' Prohibition: Bootleggers, Organized Crime + The Glamorization of Getting Blitzed.
- “'What do I build next,' Bacon tweeted after he set the world record. Car Fueled By Coffee Sets Speed Record + It's National Coffee Day.
- “There's nothing like toiling over a smoking stove to get you hankering for a cigarette.” CDC Reports: Food Service Workers Smoke. A Lot.
- “'They want to be sure that someone's not coming in here to open a saloon.'” Q & A With Farmshop's Jeffrey Cerciello: Open For Dinner, Keller, El Bulli + Market Plans.
- “The whole purpose of places like Starbucks is for people with no decision-making ability whatsoever to make six decisions just to buy one cup of coffee.” Hollywood's 10 Most Memorable Coffee Quotes.
- “Ron Swanson laughs at your puny $14 plate of “thin, ruddy slivers of duck ham that shine like leather jerkins in Rembrandt paintings.” Then he drives to Taylor's in Koreatown and has a steak bigger than his head.” Salt's Cure: Manliest Restaurant in America?