Super Pan’s Medio Dia: Atlanta’s Best Sandwich?

When Hector Santiago’s crew at Super Pan really puts their mind to it, the mediodia, a rift on the classic medianoche, is perhaps the single best sandwich Atlanta has to offer.  There is both good … Read more →

Top Chef Texas: The Heat Is On – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

                                                                                                                 courtesy toughkidcst on flickr People expect the chefs and cooks who appear on Top Chef to do things most home cooks can’t do.  This season of Top Chef Texas has started off notably restrained … Read more →

Top Chef Texas: Premier – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

Last night, as the premier episode of Top Chef Texas came to a close, there was a collective grunt in the world of the food literati. Not always known for their technical prowess, writers everywhere … Read more →

Top Chef Texas: The Insider’s Guide To Season 9 [TV Shows]

Bravo’s Top Chef TV series is to reality food TV what the Real World is to the genre as a whole.  That is, Top Chef is the longstanding stalwart of the category and the show … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Finale – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

Bum bum bum … another one bites the dust.  Yes, that’s it for this season of Top Chef.  By now, y’all probably know that while the season was set in DC, the two part finale … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Covert Cuisine – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

As we collectively suffer through one of the worst seasons of Top Chef, I find myself about a week behind on “What Was That Ingredient?”  While you might be expecting a recap of tonight’s show, … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Restaurant Wars – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

“Restaurant Wars” is almost always the most popular episode during any given season of Top Chef.  Though the bar has been set remarkably low throughout Top Chef DC, I’m pretty sure that last night’s episode … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Foreign Affairs – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

  Last night’s Top Chef: DC episode was filled up from the floor up with ingredients of mystery.  Entitled “Foreign Affairs,” it started with Ethiopian food and resolved itself around several different types of cuisine.  … Read more →

Super Pan Restaurant Review: Top Chef Sandwiches In Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA [Food Finds]

If my foodie gauge is correct, Super Pan, a Latin sandwich shop from Hector Santiago, is about to be the latest restaurant to permeate Atlanta’s food chatter.  How long this Pura Vida spin-off manages to … Read more →

Top Chef DC: Power Lunch – What Was That Ingredient? [Buddhacation]

In case you missed it, I started a little series on here to try and cover all the strange and funky terms that seem to surface during Top Chef episodes.  Last night’s episode of Top … Read more →