EARLIER I LINKED to a photo of yesterday’s inexpensive lunch-counter fare. Today, lunch was fancier:


From the Northshore Brasserie. It’s braised short rib over truffled polenta. Nice place, and surprisingly reasonable for lunch (15 bucks), though still much more expensive than Long’s Drug Store. [What, you’re taking up Althouse-style cafe-blogging now? — ed. Relax. It’s just a phase.]