Sunday, January 19, 2003


"It was a takeout menu, slipped through the mail slot of my door, that alerted me to a splendid little sushi restaurant on West Fourth Street called Aki, whose chef's experience working for the Japanese Ambassador to Jamaica had inspired him to put on the menu a roll that includes both jerk chicken and hearts of palm."

— Calvin Trillin, in a short essay called "Local Bounty" in this week's New Yorker, on New York's superiority to San Francisco for takeout food.

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