Tonight, my old food forum friend, Steve Plotnicki, is co-hosting The Modern Midwestern Table at North Pond. My old fishing buddy, Bruce Sherman, will be welcoming some pretty amazing chefs doing some pretty amazing food from around the Middle West into his kitchen.
After a long day yesterday I was actually afraid that I might miss mushroom club. I can't even tell you how sad that would have made me. I don't even know that I could explain it to myself.In any case, I did make it.
Tonight, Wednesday, remember to BYOS (Bring Your Own Spoon) to the Soup & Bread book release party at the Hideout, asks author and soup mistress Martha Bayne. And might I suggest, bring your own bowl and cloth napkin too?
I first met Hank Shaw, a rifle-packing Renaissance man, not through his own fine food blog (Hunter Angler Gardener Cook), but through that of his friend and neighbor's, the wildly widely read Simply Recipes.
It's not socially acceptable for adults to go trick-or-treating (so they say) so if you don't have a kid to front you—or especially if you do—get your costumes ready for the inaugural Masquerade del Mercado Sunday night at Carnivale.