V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Flash in the Pan
Follow the Cheeseheads
Ancient Wisconsin wisdom on how to grill your brats
Up north, a controversy rages over beer-soaked bratwurst.
V.20 No.24 | 6/16/2011
Food for Thought
When tiny fish are hugely sustainable
A seafood meal is the one opportunity most Americans will ever have to eat a wild animal. Given the illegality of selling wild game, only hunters and their lucky friends get to munch the many tasty beasts that roam the boondocks. Eating a wild thing is like walking around in bare feet. It's exposure to an ecosystem, and a direct connection with the planet. Eating wild fish is like a swim in the ocean—except in this case, the ocean swims inside of you.
V.19 No.23 | 6/10/2010
Have Fork, Will Travel
Chewing the Fat
The secrets of Argentine-style wood grilling and a recipe for chimichurri
I've always enjoyed casual conversation and rarely been averse to chewing on a nice hunk of fat. But the expression "chew the fat" never resonated with me—until some mochileros showed me the phrase's literal meaning.