CULINARY ADVENTURES IN A STRANGE KITCHEN

By Larry Levine – On the last night of my 82nd year I did two things I never had done before. 1) I grilled hot dogs on a barbeque. 2) I ate Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs with a knife and fork. On the first night of my 83rd year I did two more things I never had done... Read More

A SLICE OF LIFE / DINING IN A TIME OF PANDEMIC

I doubt it’s a world record. It probably isn’t among the longest current streaks. But it’s a personal high of which I am proud. A few nights ago, Jennifer and I ate our 300th consecutive pandemic-inspired home-cooked dinner, pot roast with potatoes and carrots. During... Read More

THE DILEMMA OF THE RESTAURANT WORKER AND THE CUSTOMER

By Larry Levine – What would you do? Suppose you were waiting tables in a nice restaurant. You’ve been out of work for weeks because of the coronavirus shutdown. Now suppose the governor of your state – let’s call it Georgia – says it’s time to open up the economy.... Read More