After a recent visit to The Only on King, we walked away both satisfied (as always) and tipped off: conversing with our server about truffles, he brought to our attention the existence of truffle salt sold by Savvy Chef. In fact, his wife always carries a little jar of it in her purse so she is prepared at all times. Boring diner eggs? Not an emergency if you can season them clandestinely, thank you very much.
While we were at the Western Fair market to purchase our own jar, conversation with the vendor somehow turned to alliums as the boy showed off a beautiful Spanish onion.
Boy: “We’re making onion rings!”
Vendor: “Are you guys chefs?” (note: this isn’t the first time we’ve been asked this.)
Boy: “Nah – we’re making them just because.”
Vendor, nodding: “Ah. That’s the good life.