'delicious' on Serious Eats

Are Healthy and Delicious Mutually Exclusive?

In a meeting yesterday I was asked if Serious Eats does anything in the healthy eating arena. My knee-jerk reaction to that question is usually "No, we're more into "delicious" than we are into "healthy." The meeting ended and I went to meet a friend at a Times Square tapas bar. My thin friend ordered a Francesinha, a triple decker sandwich with layers of melted cheese, ham, and chorizo, that came with terrific fries. I had a poached chicken and asparagus salad (alas, the chicken was dry) and ended up sharing the fries and even having a bite of that amazing, fat-laden sandwich that my friend called the perfect hangover cure. Then it hit me. In my own meandering way,... More

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