We seem to be in an era of extremes regarding food. On the one hand are the temples of gastronomy: darlings of the food press that dedicate themselves to pushing diners into uncharted culinary territories. On the other are the lowbrow diners, drive-ins and dives that gratuitously distinguish themselves by how much crap they can shove between two pieces of bread. Both have their place. But what of those simple, quietly confident restaurants that serve good, honest food without... More >>>