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Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Aug 21, 2008 2:40PM

  • Mercat a la Planxa's Jose Garces flays Bobby Flay on Iron Chef [Philly City Paper]
  • Applebee's "owns riblets." Wonderful; another reason not to go. [NYT]
  • Joanna MIller delves into a vegetarian nicoise salad. [My Vegetable Blog]
  • A teaser for Paul Kahan's upcoming the Publican. [Drive-Thru]
  • Food Chain on Alliance Bakery Break-In [Food Chain]
  • TOC reveals the secret of Carnivale's Mojitos. [TOC]
  • Chris Borelli of the Tribune braves the opening of the Aurora Sonic [Tribune]
  • TOC's John Dugan likes BK's apple fries. [TOC]
  • It only takes $250 and some chutzpah to win a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. [Kottke, via]
  • MenuPages Chicago is meh about iCream (Ed. Note: A sentiment echoed by Margaret). [MenuPages Chicago]