Archives for: "October 2011"

Shamu Backflip

October 28th, 2011

Braised Short Ribs

October 26th, 2011
* 6 bone-in short ribs (about 5 3/4 pounds) * Kosher salt * Extra-virgin olive oil * 1 large Spanish onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces * 2 ribs celery, cut into 1/2-inch pieces * 2 carrots, peeled, cut in 1/2 lengthwise, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces… more »

2005 Luna Vineyards Reserve Sangiovese

October 25th, 2011
Luna Vineyards had more of a wine-lounge feel to it than a more casual place for wine tasting, which may be what people talk about with the commercialization of Napa Valley compared to its humble roots. I remember less light in the main tasting room… more »

Father of Invention

October 24th, 2011
Apple Trailers more »

October 21st, 2011

October 20th, 2011
Raoul Duke: Let's get down to brass tacks. How much for the ape? more »

2011 Man Booker Prize Winner

October 19th, 2011
The winner for the 2011 prize will be announced on 18 October 2011 The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of… more »

October 18th, 2011
'Sometimes there is truth buried in the old tales,' he said seriously. Midnight Over Sanctaphrax by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell more »


October 14th, 2011

The Litigators

October 13th, 2011
The Litigators by John Grisham The partners at Finley & Figg—all two of them—often refer to themselves as “a boutique law firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. They are, of course, none of these things. What they are is a two-bi… more »