In this series, Seamless Warrior John Luong reviews meals ordered from the Internet. This Sunday, in what has become an annual tradition, I trekked to the Bastille Day on Smith Street affair hosted by Bar Tabac. Because my expectations were sufficiently grounded, I found it compelling to walk along ... More >>
Eight years in, Mountains albums arrive with certain expectations attached. There will be gently melancholy expanses of sound. There will be lapping-wave dissolves and cross fades caulked with spectral drone. There will be reed-rustling whispers and dry-heaving synthesizers. There will be the illusi ... More >>
Ten years ago, audio engineer Mark Johnson boldly decided to part ways with a career that had him recording the likes of Jackson Browne, Paul Simon, and Los Lobos. He decided to chase after a new pipe dream that must have seemed at once both wildly ambitious and thoroughly hare-brained. Spurred into ... More >>
On the heels of last weekend's Cassoulet Cook-Off comes the welcome news that more is on the way, courtesy of Savoy.
Don't judge a Mexican by his mustache, ladies
Class, race, power, geography: Why Paris and its suburbs just keep burning
The Paris riots weren't that badand the French government handled it well
The Mediterranean Rim Shot (Not Heard Round the World)