Last Call: Stay Dry Out There!
Eater: Sandy stormed into these four restaurants, flooded them, tipped badly, and won’t leave.
HuffPost: Sandy also rampaged through Cuba and nearly destroyed the island’s entire coffee crop, demanding to know exactly why Cuba’s been spending nights out with those so-called Virgin Islands.
Riding Shotgun LA: Roy Choi reminisces about his first time eating at Campanile, Mark Peel’s soon-to-be shuttered Los Angeles classic. “I grew up around food,” he writes, “but Campanile helped me move from immigrant to imma gent.” Whoa. That wordplay really resonates with us. We like it.
Grub Street NY: Halfway around the world, teenagers in Japan are holding “potato parties,” where they go into McDonalds, buy obscene amounts of french fries, pour them into a big pile, and then consume them while people cheer. In America, we call this “breakfast.”
NYT: With this profile of his new Las Vegas restaurant, it looks like Jose Andres is getting into this “tiny hidden restaurant that no one else knows about…until the New York Times writes about it” business.