As animals we know instinctively that eating is vital to our existence. Hunger is a primal urge. Without food our bodies can't sustain themselves. As human beings, however, we may suspect that dining out, and writing and reading about dining out, is somewhat less important. And in the wake of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., I'm trying hard to think of something that is more insignificant than what... More >>>