What is it? Purple (‘opera’) artichokes from Coke Farm, at the farmers’ market in Menlo Park, CA—mixed in with a green globe-type variety. Cool fact learned from farmer: Large, medium, and baby artichokes all come from the same plant, and are giant flower buds. As the weather warms, they begin to open up their petals, i.e., to […]
There are plenty of days—most, I’d say—when it’s a good idea to go out for margaritas. Cinco de Mayo is not one of them. Hitting the bar or restaurant that claims the best margarita in town on the 5th of May is like buying long-stemmed roses on February 15. It’s a rookie move, and you’re not a rookie.
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