Jason Sheehan

Breakfast historians will note that Jim Thorpe lived on a strict diet

Breakfast historians will note that Jim Thorpe lived on a strict diet of bear's blood, root marm, gin, and Benzedrine. NOT Wheaties.Cereal du Jour: Wheaties,… Continue reading

 

Cereal du Jour: Honeycomb, the New Coke of breakfast cereals. Also, the

Cereal du Jour: Honeycomb, the New Coke of breakfast cereals. Also, the favorite midnight breakfast of pop-culture nerds and last-call cartoon-watchers.History: Honeycomb has been in… Continue reading

 

Cereal du Jour: Trix, America’s favorite crazy rabbit bait since 1954.History: We

Cereal du Jour: Trix, America's favorite crazy rabbit bait since 1954.History: We have spent quite a few weeks now wading through the histories (both real… Continue reading

 

Cereal du Jour: Puffins, America’s favorite Icelandic-waterfowl-based cereal.History: I swear to God,

Cereal du Jour: Puffins, America's favorite Icelandic-waterfowl-based cereal.History: I swear to God, I am taking this straight from the Barbara's Bakery website: "We got the… Continue reading

Don’t let the bowtie fool you. The bird is fucking crazy.Cereal Philanderer

Don't let the bowtie fool you. The bird is fucking crazy.Cereal Philanderer is a weekly feature in which Jason Sheehan talks about cereal more than… Continue reading

“For the first time in 10 years, I make reservations under my

"For the first time in 10 years, I make reservations under my own name, dropping all attempts at subterfuge and evasion. I don't do anything… Continue reading

Canlis, Finally

For his last review, our outgoing critic heads for the Aurora Bridge.

Cereal Philanderer is a weekly feature in which Jason Sheehan talks about

Cereal Philanderer is a weekly feature in which Jason Sheehan talks about cereal more than he probably should.Cereal du Jour: Alpha Bits, an analog cereal… Continue reading

Right now–right this very second–you can click through this link and find

Right now--right this very second--you can click through this link and find yourself neck deep in everything that's great, edible, and/or drinkable in the city… Continue reading

Taco Time’s Mexi-Lies

They're tater tots, OK? But whatever they're called, they're awesome.

The mothership, just waiting for the faithful”Somewhere in Baja, in a place

The mothership, just waiting for the faithful"Somewhere in Baja, in a place whose name I do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long… Continue reading

Cereal Philanderer is a weekly feature in which Jason Sheehan talks about

Cereal Philanderer is a weekly feature in which Jason Sheehan talks about cereal more than he probably should.Cereal du Jour: Frosted Flakes, the cooler cousin… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Joshua Huston”Close your eyes and think about the first time

Photo courtesy Joshua Huston"Close your eyes and think about the first time you ate Chinese food. Try to envision the place, the menu, the smell,… Continue reading

We’ve already talked about all the local chefs and restaurateurs who got

We've already talked about all the local chefs and restaurateurs who got named in this year's semifinal list from the James Beard Foundation. And we've… Continue reading

Moe knows what the people like.With St. Patrick’s Day right around the

Moe knows what the people like.With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner (it's tomorrow), I've decided to give the regular Versus slap-fight a pause… Continue reading

“There are Chinese menus and there are Chinese menus. Sometimes–especially when there

"There are Chinese menus and there are Chinese menus. Sometimes--especially when there are pictures--one can puzzle out what is being offered, compare it to the… Continue reading

My little brother is, among other things, a sommelier. For all the

My little brother is, among other things, a sommelier. For all the years I spent in the back of the house getting grubby with the… Continue reading

Yea’s Wok Feels Like the First Time

A Mandarin menu mystery in Newcastle.

As you are no doubt aware, today–March 14, or 3.14–is Pi Day,

As you are no doubt aware, today--March 14, or 3.14--is Pi Day, named in honor of that freaky little mathematical constant whose value is the… Continue reading

Image enhanced to show deliciousness!Cereal Philanderer is a weekly feature in which

Image enhanced to show deliciousness!Cereal Philanderer is a weekly feature in which Jason Sheehan talks about cereal more than he probably should.Cereal du jour: Raisin… Continue reading