One February 27 post that asks, “How do you feel about our chicken?” has 912 likes, 322 comments, and 13 shares. That’s like, um, 488 times more likes than the Chronicle of Higher Education gets when they write a post about students paying a higher percentage of the cost for public colleges than states do.
All you crazy, diehard fans of Rudy’s Chicken better get your vote on. Rudy’s is in the “Best Fried Chicken” category for Best of Big D: Food and Drink, along with other heavy contenders this year. May the best fried chicken win.
As seen in our January issue.
Bread | Raisin bread from Esmeralda’s Bakery is toasted on a griddle
Brie | The cheese is placed on top of the ham and then melted under a broiler
Ham | Virginia ham is sliced thin and heated on a griddle
Tomato onion chutney | Onion is sauteed in safflower oil. Diced and peeled tomatoes, garlic, rice vinegar, brown sugar, coriander, and currants are added and then cooked 15 to 20 minutes. An ounce of rice vinegar is added, and the mixture is cooled and jarred, where it will keep for up to three weeks. Chutney is spread on bread, and the ham and cheese are added to the sandwich.
Over on Frontburner, Tim has the story.1 Comment »
Chef/manager Mark Wootton of the Garden Cafe has some new female friends, but they’re not human. They’re hens, and their names are Francesca, Violet, and Sunshine. The think-sustainably family over on Junius Street partnered up with its neighbors (The Lab and Little Bean) to install a chicken coop in the back garden.
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Leap day only comes around once every four years, and for some reason, it makes me think about frogs. Dead frogs. The frogs that my Taiwanese grandmother likes to cook for dinner sometimes.
(Sorry, frog rights activists.)
I like frogs, so I thought I’d post a video to commemorate all the poor froggy souls that have been consumed for the past 32098024980298 years.
Edit: I just received word from DISH that “guests with a leap year birth date will receive a special gift of 50% off their food at DISH tonight. All they need to do is show their ID with their February 29 birthday.”