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  • Federal judge: Beware of contracts with Seminoles

     
    As the state???s gambling compact with the Seminoles continues to sputter and stall, another contract dispute should serve as a reminder about the perils of doing business with the sovereign tribe. It involves the Seminoles??? abrupt July 2008 lease...
  • GDT Pic; No Watch Party?; Pillow Fight?

     
    Let???s jump right in the the GDT Pic of the Day. Need a pick-me-up so I can view that glass as half full. - - ALL DRESSED UP AND NOWHERE TO GO Well, looks like there is no official......
  • 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......
  • Study: 19% of Teens Have Driven High

     
    Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out, the game changes. With my oldest daughter preparing for middle school next year, I feel like I have a pretty firm grip on the perils of upper elementary:......
  • 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......