Caesar Salad

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By AA Gill and Mark Hix

Published 1997

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For a dish that is barely a generation old, this one raises more argument than any other. People who cannot tell the difference between a halibut and an anchovy have a religious certainty about how this simple salad should be made. Americans regularly use the Caesar salad as the measure of a restaurant. The controversy about the right way to go about it has led the Ivy to stipulate the type of lettuce used. I insisted that it should be Cos, Chris veh