Had a chuckle over your recollection of the NH Popeye’s …

Comment on Extra-Crispy Spicy Fried Chicken with “Delta” Sauce by JKG.

Had a chuckle over your recollection of the NH Popeye’s — spot on to my memory as well. Reminded me of a KFC in DC near where I lived one summer that had a bullet-proof plexiglass lazy susan in lieu of a counter. My gf and I were walking by one night and saw two men near the open trunk of a car.

GF: (Brightly) Hey! That man has a gun!
Me: I know. Stop staring. Keep walking.

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Ooh, that was bleak, Gillian. And yet you enjoyed the appetizers and oysters, which is what we do (did) when (used to) go. And a martini, yes Malcolm.

I now live between Connecticut’s capitol and its ivy city, where the only edible out-food less than 30 minutes away is Ruby Tuesdays. I mention this to take the edge off of your sad fantasy of other-lives-not-lived and increase the joy you are taking in rubbing fins with a school of fish you have no intention of joining simply for the privilege of a little better-than-average food on your way to fantastic food.

Luxuriate, my puppies, luxuriate.

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Reminds me of something Ohno has.

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God I miss Portland. And I hate you both for evoking it (and its food) so well.

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Method for pitting the cherries?

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed "Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road," as well as Brocavore, a blog focusing on street food culture, and the junk food-centric "Spork & Barrel." His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, "'Wich, Please," was named "Hottest Restaurant in Maine" for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.