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With increasingly particular eaters, Shabbat meals get tough

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/food/article/with_increasingly_particular_eaters_shabbat_meals_get_tough_20110606

There’s a scene in the 1991 film “L.A. Story” where a waiter in a trendy eatery takes increasingly complex coffee orders from a table of Hollywood types, ending with the sublimely ridiculous “half double decaffeinated half-caf, with a twist of lemon.” What caused a guffaw back then might hardly merit a chuckle in today’s world of low-carb, no-sugar, gluten-free and locally sourced food preferences.

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