Although we were a little put off this morning as we sat sweating over our breakfast by the larger-than-life photograph of an equally sweaty man rubbing his stubble on steaming hot meat pie on the front page of the Dining In/Dining Out section, once we turned the page, things got better. skgr
TOP RECIPE After trudging our way through the Jamaican story about hot, meaty, fried island food (not what we're in the mood for in today's heat) - we found Mark Bittman's recipe for Summer Seafood Salad the most alluring. If you try it this week, please comment below. TOP STORIES
The Tastes of Walla Walla, Secret No More R.W. Apple, Jr. provides some convincing evidence that the pink dogwood-lined streets of Walla Walla, Washington, may soon go the way of Napa. Island Flavors In a Yellow Envelope If "jerk chicken patties" won't cause heat stroke or excessive unsighly sweating, read this lively story about how Jamaican culinary heritage is alive and well in New York City. Thirst Quenchers and Man Drinks If words like "sorrel punch" sound better on a day like today, skip straight to the other Carribbean-themed story. As a bonus, you'll learn what the Jamaicans drink for male potency and hangover relief. FOOD STUFF
We love Food Stuff. This week, Florence Fabricant covers tasty food-news morsels like where to get tree-ripened peaches, empenadas for $1.75, fruity horseradish condiments, and a new seafood cookbook with a conscience.