Food and Place: Lucilla and The Grey

The difference between good food and great food has a lot to do with its relationship with place.  Tonight we ate at Lucilla here in Tallahassee, and it was really good. I had the vegetable pot pie–a flavorful concoction of corn, squash, asparagus, tomatoes, field peas, shiitake, and scallions in a roasted shallot tomato veloutéContinue reading “Food and Place: Lucilla and The Grey”

Video Game Spaces: Halo

“When we gazed upon all this splendour at once, we scarcely knew what to think, and we doubted whether all that we beheld was real.”   Bernal Diaz del Castillo, The Conquest of Mexico and New Spain You land on a strange “installation” and there are a few moments of silence for you to takeContinue reading “Video Game Spaces: Halo”

Stuber and the Guns

It is a statistical inevitability that someone, in a few months time when it comes out on streaming and DVD, will sit on their couch and knit a cute little hat while they watch Kumail Nanjiani’s new buddy-slash-cop-slash-odd couple comedy blockbuster Stuber. And you know what? That’ll be OK. They’ll have a great time, becauseContinue reading “Stuber and the Guns”