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The Coronaball Run, Day 5: Oklahoma City to Amarillo to Santa Fe

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This is the fifth installment of my series about driving cross-country during the coronavirus crisis. Click here for first post, here for the second post, here for the third post, and here for the fourth post. From the … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Have Fish?

Eddie Pensier writes: [Oppenheimer] had fierce opinions when it came to food and wine. “Martinis had to be strong. Coffee had to be black. Steak had to be rare,” listed the British physicist Rudolf Peierls. Once, Oppenheimer took Peierls and … Continue reading

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Meat Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: The chateaubriand for two at Keens Steakhouse in New York City. Worth every cent of its princely price tag of $108. The three sauce boats in the background contain béarnaise, mushroom, and red wine sauces, all delicious … Continue reading

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Rossini Aria Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: Gioachino Rossini was not only one of the opera genre’s most notable composers, wits, bon vivants, and gourmands (steak grilled in butter, topped with foie gras, and finished with truffles and Madeira? Yes, please); he was a thief. … Continue reading

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