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May It Please the Palate: Chicken Tagine

October 3, 2014

By Nick Roumel I continue to be delighted by the number of attorneys who would much rather talk food with me than law. Perhaps that’s because in eating, there is generally no adversary who is trying every trick in the book to frustrate your goals (unless ...

May It Please the Palate: "What the Poor Eat"

October 3, 2014

By Nick Roumel Syndicated columnist Joe Sobran once concluded that there was no poverty in America because while he was driving through a poorer section of Washington D.C., he saw an overweight Hispanic man drinking a diet soda. I have never forgotten that ...

May it Please the Palate ...

October 3, 2014

“So Easy Even A Lawyer Can Do It” By Nick Roumel OK I bit. The title was “12 Recipes That Sound Difficult But Are Surprisingly Easy.” What could these possibly be, I wondered? Have I ever tried making them myself? Would I agree? No. ...

May It Please the Palate: Food Movies to Make You Hungry

October 3, 2014

By Nick Roumel An article/movie review I wrote about the movie Chef got me thinking about my favorite food movies. I would rank them as (3) Julie and Julia; (2) Babette’s Feast; and the top spot goes to Big Night. These are movies that didn’t just ...

May It Please the Palate ... The Great Tomato Robbery

October 3, 2014

By Nick Roumel On Memorial Day my sister asked me if I would cook dinner. Happily I went about planning and shopping for an impromptu party of seven. Well, “happily” except for a couple of experiences while shopping. The first was in a certain ...

May It Please the Palate ...

October 3, 2014

“Looking for Morels In All the Wrong Places” By Nick Roumel They say this year is a bumper crop for morels. This wild mushroom, usually more elusive than love in a bar at 2 AM, is more abundant than usual due to our long, wet spring. From seasoned ...