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  • Breakfast with Ina: Greek diner 2.0

    Breakfast with Ina: Greek diner 2.0
    I've spoken to food writers, culinary historians and asked three food vendors in the Randolph Street Market how the Greek diner came into being. And no one knows for sure. "Roadfood" author Michael Stern, who, with Jane Stern, perfected the genre of...
  • Ira Winderman: NBA's gambling fantasy? Bosh: 'It is a slippery slope'

    Ira Winderman: NBA's gambling fantasy? Bosh: 'It is a slippery slope'
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hinted it was coming, pushed for it Friday in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, and now the NBA is buying in. Literally. Before Silver and players' union leader Michele Roberts got into their revenue spat, the NBA...
  • Cheddar's leader is former Darden exec

    Cheddar's leader is former Darden exec
    A former Orlando restaurant executive has taken the top role at Cheddar's Casual Cafe restaurants and is expanding the low-cost casual dining chain in Central Florida. Ian Baines, CEO at the Dallas-based company, visited Orlando last week to open a...
  • Functional furniture, creative placement goes a long way at a holiday party

    Functional furniture, creative placement goes a long way at a holiday party
    Without a doubt, holiday parties are what truly put us in the spirit of the season. “Gathering friends and family in one spot can seem like a miracle in and of itself, as loved ones are often scattered across multiple areas,” said Gina Ward,...
  • Broadway review: 'The River,' starring Hugh Jackman

    Broadway review: 'The River,' starring Hugh Jackman
    NEW YORK - Anyone who has had more than one lover — or been with someone who has been so lucky — has confronted the same dangerous moment. We all have passions. Perhaps a special place at a resonant time of day, such as sunset over some...
  • Boy Scouts gather for Mountain Man Rendezvous

    The weather was freezing cold the weekend of Nov. 14-16, but members of Boy Scouts Troops 72 and 13 of Colchester showed their mettle when they braved the elements at a two-night, three-day encampment at the Cohen Woodlands Wildlife Preserve from Friday...
  • Roots Handmade Pizza hosts 'L Word' event

    Roots Handmade Pizza hosts 'L Word' event
    Roots Handmade Pizza (1924 W. Chicago Ave., 773-645-4949) is hosting its sixth edition of "Let's Drink Beer & Eat Pizza: 'The L Word'" event at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Specialty tapped beer from Local Option and Lagunitas, Roots Quad Cities malt crust pizza...
  • Katherine H. 'Katzy' Banker, travel agent-editor

    Katherine H. 'Katzy' Banker, travel agent-editor
    Katherine H. "Katzy" Banker, a former travel agent who had been Baltimore magazine's food editor, died Monday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications of dementia. She was 81. The daughter of James E. Henderson, a diplomat in...
  • Pomfret farmer earns CT Grange recognition

    Erika Marczak stood at the end of a table filled with her Abington Grown produce at the Killingly Grange Winter Farmers' Market on Nov. 8. Bunches of thick fall carrots, huge red and golden beets, mounds of red potatoes and a colorful variety of squash...
  • Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market

    Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market
    Two teenage girls wearing suicide belts blew themselves up in a market in northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing more than 40 people, authorities said. It was the latest in a string of horrific attacks in Nigeria for which Islamist militants are blamed....
  • A critical appreciation of Thanksgiving Day menus in Baltimore

    A critical appreciation of Thanksgiving Day menus in Baltimore
    A few years back, when I first started writing about Thanksgiving dining options in restaurants, I'd hear from the occasional indignant reader. Thanksgiving wasn't really Thanksgiving, they'd say, unless it took effort. My argument in favor of dining...