Every weekday, we're highlighting a blogger we think you ought to know about. We can’t be everywhere at once, so we look to these passionate eaters, cooks and writers to keep us tapped into every facet of the food world. Consider this a way to get to know a blog’s taste buds, because, well, you should.
In the Hot Messes series, we're sharing tales of sunken soufflés, disastrous dinners and other kitchen chaos. Laugh along with us, won't you? It makes it all ever so slightly less painful.
There's a popular notion that no one in New York City cooks. Ever. It probably has something to do with kitchens the size of gym lockers coupled with 24/7 availability of every type of cuisine imaginable.
I myself rarely ever cook. Don't believe me? I moved into my Manhattan apartment on April 1 and never used my oven until this past Saturday.
Within moments, three New York City fire fighters - axes in hand - burst through my front door.
We'll return to our regularly-scheduled Eatocracy programming after this important "Panda and Popsicle" interlude.
Previously: What's your favorite frozen treat?
In light of today's exploration of religious dietary restrictions, we're asking: