Why do your fingers wrinkle when they get wet? Here's a fascinating theory.
Consider sorbet. Even better: consider my lemon verbena sorbet. It's worth having to buy a lemon verbena plant every year.
We are going through a Japanese phase in the house right now. Pickled daikon tastes good but gosh it STINKS.
And finally, the incomparable Anthony Lane reviews the latest dreck out of Hollywood. "Why reach for the subtle...when the crunchingly obvious lies close to hand?" Why indeed?