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Calvin Trillin

  1. Other Magazines
    People Are Furious Over a New Yorker Poem About Chinese FoodWriter Calvin Trillin says he was “making fun of food-obsessed bourgeoisie,” but few people see it that way.
  2. Mozzarella
    Calvin Trillin Remembers Joe’s DairyNew York’s water, it turns out, it equally magical in mozzarella-making as it is for bagels.
  3. Foodievents
    A Dispatch From Calvin Trillin’s Always-Spectacular ‘NewStops included Bánh Mì Saigon Bakery and Murray’s Cheese.
  4. Other Magazines
    The New Yorker’s Food Issue Is OutThe magazine’s food issue includes some cocktail pointers, butchery tips, and an essay by Mimi Sheraton about forgotten sausages.
  5. Foodievents
    Anyone Feel Like Grabbing Dinner at Ellis Island?The Great Hall is taking reservations for one night only.
  6. Mediavore
    Food Critics in Barbecue Brawl; Chez Le Chef to ShutterPlus: Frederick’s Downtown gets sued, in our morning news roundup.
  7. Walking Tour
    Calvin Trillin on His Chinatown Stand-bys, and Sarah ‘Tic-Tac-ToeHe led a lucky group on his annual tour of Chinatown and the Lower East Side yesterday.
  8. NewsFeed
    Kenny Shopsin’s Book: The Customer Is Wrong, Pancakes Are CrapThe mercurial restaurateur has written a book, and it’s titled (what else?) ‘Eat Me.’
  9. NewsFeed
    ‘New Yorker’ Food Issue: Plenty to DigestThis week’s special food issue of The New Yorker would be worth reading without any specifically New York–oriented content. But fans of the locavore movement will probably want to flock to Adam Gopnik’s long piece on eating the fruits of the five boroughs (if you consider live poultry from the Bronx fruit, that is). Friend of Grub Street Gary Shteyngart has a moving little memoir about his boyhood love of McDonald’s that got us right in the kishkas. (Similar essays are by Anthony Lane, David Sedaris, and Nell Freudenberger.) But most enjoyable of all was Calvin Trillin’s essay about Singapore street food.
  10. Dov Charney Fulfills Calvin Trillin’s Prophesy The latest American Apparel billboard at Allen and Houston Streets, photographed (badly, with a cell phone) Saturday night. To those who have read Calvin Trillin’s Floater: Look, two-thirds stockings! (To everyone else: Look, standard-issue American Apparel hipster pulchritude!) Floater [Amazon.com] Chain-Link Solid Thigh-High Socks [American Apparel]