I'm sad to start off this post with a closing: Épicerie Brimbelle, the French gourmet shop on Shamrock just west of JTM, is closing. Times are hard for little high-end places, I guess. Hope someone has some worthy openings to submit.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.