NY Times Dining Section Roundup: 2.15.06

NY Times Dining Section Roundup: 2.15.06

Ho-hum... the cover story in today's Dining Section is about water. Not boiling things in it, but drinking it - plain old water. Yawn.

Burgers with Lots of Sizzle and None of the Guilt: Bittman is back with a full-width page on veggie burgers that "are a whole lot better than "organic library paste." With video.

In Turin, Chocolate's the Champion: An interesting look at the chocolate scene in Turin - because how else is the dining section going to cover the Olympics?

Advisories on Fish and the Pitfalls of Good Intent: Marion Burros perhaps scares and confuses us more about the risks of eating tuna and salmon, but ends up suggesting going with canned wild salmon in the end.


Butter, Brown and Nutty, a Homage to New Orleans: Florence Fabricant follows Chef David Kinch (didn't we hear about him last week?) of Manresa (Los Gatos, California) as he traces his love of brown butter back to his roots in New Orleans.

Some See a Wine Loved not Wisely, But Too Well: Asimov heads to Montalcino to get to the bottom of the Brunello debate.

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