Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Last night at a Thai restaurant, Mark Kleiman wanted to order Tam Kah with just mushrooms, which produced the following question from our server:
OK. Would you like the chicken and mushroom soup without the chicken, or the shrimp and mushroom soup without the shrimp?
A pretty philosophical conundrum, no?