In the shameless colleague promotion department, check out Army Archerd's new blog. "Hollywood's first blogger" reports on show business news of course, but also celeb-related restaurant news like the sale of Matteo's, one of Frank Sinatra's favorite restaurants. The new owners and manager David Slay intend to keep the Hollywood institution intact, Army reports.
The New York Times reviews Suzanne Goin's Lucques Sunday Suppers, which looks to be a fine holiday present for someone...like me.
Here's a useful article from last week's San Francisco article, "Was it something I ate?" on what to do if you suspect food poisoning. I could have used this article when I got sick last year from eating at a popular not-to-be-named local non-ethnic restaurant.