Monday, December 31, 2007

Goodbye, 2007!


Fit for a King: the Merle Armitage Book of Food

Grant Arnold and Michael Turner, Fred Herzog: Vancouver Photographs

Dirk Bogarde, A Postillion Struck By Lightning

Bill Buford, "Extreme Chocolate," The New Yorker, October 29, 2007 and "The Taming of the Chef", The New Yorker, April 2, 2007

Rose Carrarini, Breakfast Lunch Tea

Bruce Chatwin, Songlines + Anatomy of restlessness : selected writings, 1969-1989

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

Ethné et Philippe de Vienne, La Cuisine et le Goût des Épices

Stefano Faita, Entre Cuisine et Quincaillerie

Theodor Fontane, Effi Briest

E.M. Forster, A Passage to India

Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers, Italian Two Easy

Graham Greene, Ways of Escape

Jim Harrison, The Raw and the Cooked

Werner Herzog, Of Walking in Ice: Munich-Paris, 23 November-14 December 1974

Judith Herman and Marguerite Shalett Herman, The Cornucopia, Being a Kitchen Entertainment and Cookbook Containing Good Reading and Good Cookery From More Than 500 Years of Recipes, Food Lore &c. as Conceived and Expounded by the Great Chefs & Gourmets of the Old and New Worlds Between the Years 1390 and 1899 Now Compiled and Presented to the Public in a Single Handsome and Convenient Volume

lee bros. fig. a: the Lee Bros.

Matt Lee and Ted Lee, The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook

mcphee's oranges fig. b: McPhee's Oranges

John McPhee, Oranges

Robert Musil, The Man Without Qualities, vol. 1

The Picayune’s Creole Cook Book, Sesquicentennial Edition

Michael Pollan, "Unhappy Meals," The New York Times, January 28, 2007

Booth Tarkington, The Magnificent Ambersons

Nick Tosches, "If You Knew Sushi," Vanity Fair, June 2007

Calvin Trillin, "Three Chopsticks," The New Yorker, September 3, 2007

Mary Webb, Precious Bane


Black Mountain & friends @ Le National

Blonde Redhead, 23

Sandy Bull, Inventions

dylan's rolling thunder revue fig. c: Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue

Bob Dylan, Live 1975: The Rolling Thunder Revue

Electrelane, No Shouts, No Calls

Grinderman, s/t

Tsegué Maryam Guèbrou, Éthiopiques 21

P.J. Harvey, White Chalk

Bert Jansch, Birthday Blues

The Kinks, Arthur, Or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire

Metal Mountain + Yo La Tengo @ Williamsburg Hall

Pentangle, Reflection

Patti Smith + a silver mt. Zion @ the Ukrainian Federation Hall

Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté, In the Heart of the Moon

V/A, Golden Afrique, vol. 1

V/A, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

life is a problem fig. d: Mississippi Record's Life is a Problem...

V/A, Life is a Problem… But Where There is Life, There is Hope

V/A, Lipa Kodi Ya City Council

Moving Images

Black Narcissus, dir. Powell

Children of Men, dir. Cuaron

Little Dieter Needs to Fly, dir. Herzog

The Lives of Others, dir. von Donnersmarck

No Country for Old Men, dir. Coen

marker's Sans Soleil fig. e: Marker's Sans Soleil

Sans Soleil, dir. Marker

The Sopranos, seasons 1-4 (again)

Up the Yangtze, dir. Chang

The Wind that Shakes the Barley, dir. Loach

The Wire, seasons 2 and 3

Zodiac, dir. Fincher


Abu Elias, Montreal

Barney Greengrass: the Sturgeon King, NYC

Clare & Carl's, Plattsburgh, NY

Di Fara, NYC

Egg, NYC

Franny’s, NYC

The Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant, NYC

Green Lettuce, Vancouver

Japadog! fig. f: Vancouver's Japa Dog

Japa Dog, Vancouver

Kintaro, Vancouver

Mister Spicee, Montreal

Johnny Mac fig. g: NYC's Momofuku Ssäm Bar

Momofuku Ssäm Bar, NYC

Paul Patates, Montreal

Saigon Bakery, NYC

Toshi, Vancouver

Una Pizza Napoletana, NYC


Black Maple Hill Special Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Van Winkle Special Reserve 12-Year-Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Jeffrey Steingarten's high-temperature turkey

Shrimp & oyster gumbo

"Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle," Grey Art Gallery, N.Y.U.

strike it rich in oil! fig. h: the CCA's "Sorry, Out of Gas": "Strike it rich in oil!"

"Sorry, Out of Gas," Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

Smoked mozzarella, Joe's Dairy, NYC

Smoked ricotta, La Grotta del Formaggio, Vancouver

Jens Quistgaard pepper mills

Peter Hvidt tables

Ormstown Strawberry Social, Ormstown, QC

Upper Saranac Lake, NY fig. i: NY's Upper Saranac Lake

Upper Saranac Lake, NY

Happy New Year!--a.j. & m.

1 comment:

Joanna said...

It's been a pleasure to follow your culinary adventures this year, particularly in NYC. I've tagged you on my blog - check it out.