Quick Bites

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Sep 3, 2009 6:00PM

Here's what we've been wasting our time reading this week. You should, too:

  • Top 10 things you should never deep fry. Whoever came up with this list never ate graham elliot's Sexy Burger. [Huffington Post]
  • Everything you could want to know about Paul Kahan's plans for putting a taco joint in the old Pontiac space. Except for the name. [Grub Street Chicago]
  • Passive agreessive restaurant closing notices [passiveaggressivenotes.com, via the Food Chain]
  • Rick Bayless says that Taxim in Wicker Park is "doing for Greek food what (he's) trying to do for Mexican" cuisine. That's what's known as an "endorsement" (don't tell the Greeks). [Bayless's twitter]
  • Restaurant PR rep Ellen Malloy recently bought some chickens to keep in her backyard for fresh eggs. Now she's blogging about the whole process. [My Urban Garden and Hen House]
  • Mike Gebert gives his POV about Monday night's video podcast screening at the Shedd Aquarium. [Sky Full of Bacon]
  • David Hammond's wonderful "Soundbites" series for 848, where he looks at the role sound plays in the kitchen and dining room, takes a look at chef Ryan Poli and Perennial this week. [Chicago Public Radio]