OK, I think I want to be a food writer. What a great opening sentence:
I was not going down over a tortilla.
And the second cook's opening sentence?
Her fifth appetizer was like a knife in my heart.
If you didn't see today's NYTimes and you care at all about food- cooking, eating, writing- click on over and read both writers' take on preparing dinner for the newspaper's food critic at a "challenging" dinner party. Great article. Terrific pictures. Yum.