Time for new tasty seasonal items to hit restaurant menus and I am thrilled to try Fiddle Head Fern's for the first time. Does anyone know of any restaurant's who currently have them on their menu in the Washington, DC area?
Jamie Purviance, author and grillmaster, knows that everyone wants to push the food around while grilling, but he urges you to fight that desire. Less movement equals more flavor.
The Harvey Wallbanger and Fern Bar Cocktails
In this week's episode of CHOW Happy Hour, Martin Cate of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco gives a history lesson on the Fern Bar era of cocktails: the 1970s and '80s. While explaining why sweet, slushy drinks were such a hit at the time, he demos a classic Fern Bar cocktail, the Harvey Wallbanger.