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Eating Wrong

Ó-Face

Food Writing Who among us does not know the shame of the bussed plate? There you are, sated in the completion of a fine meal, when staff comes by and clears your empty plate, revealing a bizarre flurry of crumbs and morsels...

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

The Good, The Bad & The Sexy Ugly

Food Writing El Campanario restaurant looks as garish as the Vegas Strip on its faux belfry exterior, but the inside offers a few surprises.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Zane Fischer

Half A Beef?

It is possible to love 50 percent of an animal

Food Writing Earlier this year, in a kind of hazy beef frenzy brought on by the New Mexico Beef Council’s Gate-to-Plate tour, I made a handshake deal with a couple of ranchers to buy half of a steer—not as a par...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

The Bell Tolls for Thee

Food Writing One must be resigned these days to encountering Taco Bell. The fast-food chain is a ubiquitous presence on the social-media frontier, not to mention on nearly 6,000 street corners in the US. But I find myself r...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Corporate Rehab

Food Writing Domestic abusers apologize for their behavior, and they often mean it. But that doesn’t stop them from doing it again. It’s the same with drunk drivers and other drug addicts. Why would we expect it...

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Reconstructing Dinner

Food Writing A bored chef is a boring chef. Nobody wants to go out to eat with the image in his or her mind of a tired stove jockey—a resentful grunt in a dirty apron endlessly churning out cookie-cutter meals and pus...

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Zane Fischer

Lonely, but Local

I’m eating on a corner in Winslow, Arizona…

Food Writing The gaudiest expressions of Santa Fe style are far from unique to Santa Fe. Much of the Southwest—along the trail of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, in particular—still bears the hallmark...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Cajun Match

Food Writing To see Callie’s Galley motoring down the road or parked at one of its several regular locations is to have a comedic encounter with an archetypal beast.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Calm, Koi and Collected

Food Writing Even descending the stairs from the expansive view at Koi’s third-story, downtown Santa Fe perch to find that one’s bicycle has been stolen cannot ruin the sly exuberance one feels after a meal at J...

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Crustful Pleasures

Food Writing The roomy and welcoming nature of Pizzeria da Lino is belied by a cramped storefront entrance on N. Guadalupe Street and a parking situation more suited to flocks of Italian scooters than oversized American car...

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Zane Fischer
 
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