Haute Plates - January 2013

Games, Gumbo and Other News

There are no shortage of events associated with the Superbowl this Sunday. Some are... different.   One that I'm happy to announce involves my pal Poppy Tooker, who on Sunday will appear with Wynton Marsalis on CBS Sunday Morning in…

An Upcoming Pop-Up Restaurant

Here are some of the things that I missed while I was incapacitated by a herniated disk in my back:   1. walking 2. cooking 3. things that I cannot mention for risk of offending my wife 4. you people…

How to Make Paneer

Robert Peyton is out this week, so please enjoy this post, originally published April 7, 2011, on his personal blog Appetites.   I am an odd man. This will come as no surprise if you’ve read this website over the…

The Language of Food Writing

Robert Peyton is out this week, so please enjoy this post, originally published June 15, 2010, on his personal blog Appetites.   New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton, in his review of Takashi, a restaurant that specializes in “raw…