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  • Indiana: Outlook for 2010 and Beyond

     
    From a line worker to a restaurant owner to a CEO, we asked several of the Indiana residents we interviewed: What???s your outlook for the auto industry and Indiana, optimistic or pessimistic? They were surprisingly aligned in their answers, and......
  • Mileage Challenge 5.1: Hybrid vs. Diesel

     
    Despite gas prices averaging below $2.50 a gallon nationwide, hybrids and alternative-fuel vehicles are as popular as ever. The redesigned Toyota Prius is one of the country???s best-sellers, and Volkswagen???s TDI diesel was in short supply after it...
  • World's tiniest competitive eater?

     
    ???I've heard people say they can eat anything and not gain weight, or say the reason they are overweight is their metabolism. But I never really believed it. I figured if you ate moderately and exercised, you would stay close......
  • The answer to the mystery restaurant

     
    I called the woman who had the fabulous new restaurant tip around noon, and she sounded like a) I had woken her up and b) she didn't have a clue why I would be calling her. But after I jogged......
  • Restaurateur Richard Pirone dies

     
    If you missed Fred Rasmussen's excellent obituary of Richard Pirone over the weekend, please take a look. The Country Fare Inn, Pirone's first restaurant, opened the year I started as restaurant critic for the Sun. Roland Jeannier was the chef.The...
  • Monday afternoon quarterbacking: Umi Sake

     
    I was impressed, as you can tell from my review, at how much the owner of Umi Sake is a presence in her dining room. That used to be a norm for local restaurants, but it's not so true anymore.......
  • Guess the mystery restaurant

     
    When I checked my voice mail after I got in (after my flu shot, good girl, Elizabeth), I found that the former food editor had gotten a message she forwarded to me. The person who called said, paraphrasing here, 'I......
  • Gino Troia speaks his mind

     
    If you haven't checked out the current issue of Style magazine, you should. It's the food issue, with some very interesting stuff in it. Thanks to Dahlink for pointing out the story about the Troias, who have been one of......
  • Next Sunday's review: Volt

     
    As some of you may have guessed from my bacon soap post, next Sunday I'll be reviewing Volt in Frederick. This is the restaurant suddenly made famous because owner/chef Bryan Voltaggio is a contestant on Bravo's Top Chef this season.We......
  • White House: Making honey, honey

     
    by Mark Silva Apparently, the White House is minding its own bee's wax lately. In the gardens of the South Lawn, which has hosted a hive of activity since the new first family moved in, working bees are turning out......
  • Tony Stewart undergoes Burger King polygraph; Estrada???s sunglasses for sale

     
    The moment of truth ??? about NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart???s love for Burger King???s Whopper sandwich ??? takes place at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Stewart has agreed to undergo an hour-long polygraph test with questions submitted by fans. It???s......