A lyonnaise salad—the bistro classic that pokes fun at the health-conscious by wrapping itself in bacon and poached egg—was a pleasant mix of textures. The crispness of the bacon, the silkiness of the egg and the soft, salty addition of sauteed cubes of potato made the discipline of tough, bitter frisee seem necessary. Links of boudin blanc sausage were as velvety as custard and served alongside a generous portion of sliced cornichons, tangy mustard and lentils.
· Nodding Head and Grey Lodge Pub are honoring the memory of Michael Jackson with a National Toast on Sunday night. That’s Michael Jackson the prolific beer writer who recently died of complications from Parkinson’s Disease, not Michael Jackson the creepy fake-nosed pop star. Just FYI.
· Inside the brave, healthy world of artisan tofu.