Browsing all articles from February, 2010

Artist’s Cookbook: Oso Negro’s Giriama Fish Curry

Artist’s cookbook is a new segment on Write. Click. Cook. Listen, that profiles an artist (that we haven’t previously mentioned) and a recipe that they’ve submitted. First up is Oso Negro, an unsigned, South African hip hopper (and recovering Scientist) who relocated to North America as an infant. Oso Negro (pictured above, photo taken by Lucky Tucker) works closely with his pals Stork and Nick […]


Where we eat: Evos slathered with Xiu Xiu and Murder By Death

When I was kid every Sunday after church my family would go out to eat fast food. Be it McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Hardees it didn’t matter. If it was fast, greasy, and obese, we partook. About twelve years ago I quit fast food altogether. Part of it was dietary, part of it an outcry against oppressive corporations. Things changed when J-Fur and I relocated to Tampa. […]


Kale and Wheat berry Soup seasoned with City Light

I’m feeling a bit under the weather today which is not good, considering my half marathon is less than a week away and I am missing some big training runs. But what are you going to do, illness knows no timetable. Hopefully a big bowl of Kale and Wheat berry Soup, ripe with antioxidants, can help speed my recovery. Kale and Wheat berry Soup (adapted […]


Tofu Piccata larded by A Grave with No Name

My friend BH has made some wonderful recommendations lately via my facebook page. First she told me about pasta ponzawhich I adored. Her next suggestion was an Herbed Polenta made by Giada De Laurentiis. While looking at the recipe I read some of the comments and one lady said that she teamed the Polenta with Chicken Piccata. Traditionally Piccata refers to meat or fish that […]


Savory Onion Pie encased with care by The Cast of Cheers

There was a time that I swore off alliums altogether. I remember it well. It was late 1998, right after a basketball game. I sat down to read Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov (one of my favorite books of all time) and slogged through twenty, thirty, forty pages all about an onion being peeled. I skimmed most of the passage, thinking that it was completely stupid. […]


Baker’s Dozen: Interview with The Delta Mirror

Consider this the calm before the storm or perhaps, more appropriately, the medical school before the residency in the emergency room. With SXSW, an album release and a residency at the Echo in Los Angeles all happening in March, things are about to get hectic for The Delta Mirror (whose track “He was worse than the needle he gave you ” was part of our […]


An Open Letter to Pepperidge Farm signed by Mitch Hedberg

Dear Pepperidge Farm, J-Fur has taken to eating your cakes a lot recently. She finished three whole cakes in a span of a week and a half (including one in less than 24 hours). I woke up this morning to find there are two more in my fridge (see picture on left). Do you think we could work out a sponsorship deal or something? Perhaps […]


Super Bowl Fare: Mushroom and Roasted Red Pepper Tostados with Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Sick Like Sinatra, Motopony and Mudkids

If you are looking for something to cook up today that isn’t cocktail weenies check out this entry on Dinner Party. Lisa gives you options from appetizers to main courses to desserts. You won’t be disappointed. J-Fur and I will be celebrating the Super Bowl by eating Mushroom and Roasted Red Pepper Tostadas. Because there won’t be enough to share with the rest of the […]


Southern Style Tofu Barbeque basted with Yuck, Jonsi and Lo-Fi-Fnk

J-Fur and I sauntered home from the library last Thursday and were surprised when the smell of grilled onions, peppers and barbeque hit our nostrils. Using our bloodhound scent we tried to discern where it was coming from. To our left kids played lacrosse with no grill anywhere around. On our right was a thai restaurant, an Indian one and an Italian Cafe. Of course […]