I was sad to learn on a recent trip to Salt Lake City that my beloved Cafe Pierpont — home of such Mexican entrees as the life-changing flautas — had closed. I guess the building got sold and the new owner is turning it into something else. Something evil, no doubt, since the owner himself is obviously evil. What kind of monster would deprive the world of Cafe Pierpont’s flautas?!
In honor of this tragedy, this week’s “Snide Remarks” Classic is the column I wrote about the restaurant, “Addición: Flautas,” originally published Sept. 20, 2004.
Chicken, cheese, sour cream, flour tortilla, rolled up and deep fried. Mmmm….