Sugarcoating Old New Orleans

Sugarcoating Old New Orleans

by Zach Mann June 10, 2013

“Did you see the Chris Owens special?” A wiry gentleman, in cargo shorts and Tilley hat, leaned back in a plastic chair and lit a cigarette. He was speaking to a Midwestern couple with daiquiris in hand, drunk and jovial on the back patio of […]

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1 Minute Meal: "Brighton Train to Georgia"

1 Minute Meal: “Brighton Train to Georgia”

by James Boo May 31, 2013

Episode 02: Brick Oven Bread. Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York. I’ve written plenty about the khachapuri of South Brooklyn. I’m really happy that the owners of Brick Oven Bread — two amazing women who, on the day of this shoot, were leading a whole team […]

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There Are Cheese Breads I Remember

There Are Cheese Breads I Remember

by James Boo May 28, 2013

Much of the tourism economy depends on the notion that places can be consumed, simply by putting two feet on the ground and paying attention. The “bucket list,” a double metaphor of experience as acquisition, expresses little in the way of context but captures everything […]

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1 Minute Meal: "Blessed by Brisket"

1 Minute Meal: “Blessed by Brisket”

by James Boo May 9, 2013

My new web series is live, and you can see the first episode on Serious Eats New York! The goal of this series, “1 Minute Meal,” is to produce a gallery of video snapshots that represent the true heart and soul of New York food: […]

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Real Cheap Eats Rides the L Train

Real Cheap Eats Rides the L Train

by James Boo May 1, 2013

The seasons are turning in New York, and in celebration of being outdoors the Real Cheap Eats food writers’ collective has armed lower Manhattan and North Brooklyn with a guide to 50 cheap eats winners along the L Train. 22 of the dishes, including a […]

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Single Serving: Tortillas and Salsa at Casablanca in Venice, CA

Single Serving: Tortillas and Salsa at Casablanca in Venice, CA

by Zach Mann April 1, 2013

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Casablanca Restaurant is the most conflicted. The parking spaces are named after Bogey, Bergman and costars. A sign in the lot welcomes all comers to “Casablanca, Venice,” but another by the door […]

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Real Cheap Eats: Winter Warmer

Real Cheap Eats: Winter Warmer

by James Boo February 20, 2013

Striking at the heart of winter, the Real Cheap Eats food writers’ collective is warming up 21 new additions to its $10-or-less digest. Highlights from our selection include a West African sweat potato leaf stew, an Indian breakfast gem, a bargain seafood soon dooboo (courtesy […]

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The Burger Navel of the Universe

The Burger Navel of the Universe

by Zach Mann January 20, 2013

A late drive home in Los Angeles can cause fast food tunnel vision. Every highway exit is known to peckish nocturnals for its proximate combo-meal temptations. Fortunately, for my health, the two most convenient options between the 10 freeway and my place are Jack in […]

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Mission of Burma San Francisco

Mission of Burma San Francisco

by Zach Mann January 14, 2013

This post is retrospective (not a ranking) on six Burmese restaurants in San Francisco. Since completing the series, Zach has left the Bay Area for the broader pastures of Los Angeles, where he continues to write for The Eaten Path. Some friends and I were […]

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