From the New York Times' Dining Section...
Catching Up, Finally, With a Worthy Trend: Mark Bittman catches up with TWO worthy trends this week - blogging, and sun-dried tomatoes. The Minimalist repents of his scorn for sun-dried tomatoes and converts whole-heartedly with recipes like Hummus With Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Shrimp With Sun-Dried Tomatoes. We say yum to both.
More from the Times' dining section below, including wines of Bordeaux, chicken livers, and espresso evangelist Ernesto Illy...
• Bordeaux's a Bargain, and Here's Why: Bordeaux hasn't lost its distinctiveness in the face of California upstarts. Check out bottle recommendations.
• The Best of Two Old Worlds:Chicken Liver Challah Crostini With Sage - a recipe both grandmothers and Mario Batali would approve of.
• One Pot: Oxtail Soup: David Chang of Momofuku Noodle Bar and Momofuku Ssam Bar shares his recipe.
• Ernesto Illy, Chairman of Coffee Company, Is Dead at 82: A fine remembrance for a man who evangelized and cared for espresso like few others.