We were honored and thrilled to have our first invitation and conversation with a chef in our fair city yesterday, as Chef Nick Dixon of Lucky’s Lounge was gracious enough to have us in, chat about burgers, and fill our bellies up with seared goodness. We want to be upfront about everything, as I’ve said before, we are not journalists, although it may be hard to dismiss the idea that maybe we are becoming such, moreover we are just obsessed with burgers and we want to pass along all our new-found burger knowledge onto you, the reader. I didn’t think, after graduating from culinary school, as much as i loved burgers, that it would become my obsession as much as it has. I thought I’d be cooking fancier foods, innovate dishes and using trendy ingredients. Hell, I’d be the trendsetter. But people don’t want that, I think there’s a time and place for foie gras and sea urchin, but people, for the most part, want familiar foods, they want comfort, so here we are. continue reading »
Archive for August, 2009
Fast food is both evil and genius. It can feed a large number of people fairly decently at an affordable price. But the artificial flavors and ingredients are unacceptable. And it’s designed so you can get back to work more quickly. Not good.