Sam Talbot: Get ’Em Drunk


"I soak [the lobsters] in vodka and then I cook them in a bouillon — it basically gets them drunk, so when they’re being cooked they don’t go into shock and everything tenses up. Listen, if I was gonna go, I think I’d rather be soaked in vodka.” —Imperial No. Nine's Sam Talbot on cooking lobsters. Hopefully Mom approves. [NYP]