So why did the great civilization of Cahokia outside present day St. Louis, which during its high point had more citizens than either Paris or London, which was so advanced in so many ways, have no beans?
At home, we always have salad at the end of the meal because it makes more sense to leverage the "brooming" effects of fiber at the end of the meal. Also, it's what I'm used to. In this regard, I've concluded I must have some kind of learning disability because I'm always a little surprised when, in a restaurant when I order it, the salad comes out first. I'm always expecting it at the end, like at home and, in the old days, in France. I can't get used to having it first.
This Big Guy's block party celebrates one year in business, and O'Connor told us, "We opened with little more money than our first food order so we definitely beat the odds when it comes to undercapitalized start-up restaurants. It will be a cool celebration."
From our house on Scoville in Oak Park to Jaipur restaurant on Randolph in Chicago is about four blocks: two blocks to the Ridgeland Green Line stop and then two more blocks from the Morgan stop. It's worth the trip.