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  • Who knew Detroit was a food mecca?

     
    Here's part two of guest poster Robert of Cross Key's eating adventures on his recent road trip. His photo and descriptions are making me hungry. ELDetroit is not a food desert. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of Detroit......
  • Gailor's Halloween costume dilemma

     
    As bill pointed out, today's blog entries featured gluttony. Which brings me to Gailor's Halloween costume dilemma. She's thinking of going as the Seven Deadly Sins.No, not all of them. She would be Envy; she has something nice in green......
  • 10 terrible dining trends

     
    As much as I enjoy talking about dining trends, talking about bad dining trends is even more fun. I was poking around our Food & Dining page today, and I came upon a Chicago Tribune photo gallery story on the......
  • Miami Heat season tickets go green

     
    When Miami Heat season ticket holders arrive at AmericanAirlines Arena for tonight???s 2009-10 season home opener against the New York Knicks, they won???t be carrying traditional stock tickets with them. Instead, they???ll have the print-at-home variety....
  • The communal table, a not-so-terrible trend

     
    While the discussion under 10 Terrible Dining Trends was very interesting, and I think it will cause readers to be a little more careful about joking about dogs and Asian restaurants, it did get us a bit far from the......
  • 'Man v. Food' in Baltimore airs tonight

     
    Wouldn't it have been serendipitous if the Baltimore edition of 'Man v. Food' had happened to air when we had the Day of Gluttony?Anyway, it's on tonight on the Travel Channel at 10 p.m.Here's the episode guide I was sent:......
  • Wish me potluck

     
    Guest poster John Lindner expresses my potluck anxiety much better than I could. I want people to be impressed by what I bring, I just don't feel like spending time cooking for the peons my neighbors, who would just as......
  • The chef as media whore

     
    I'm still working my way through the terrible trends, or at least the ones that affect us locally. No. 2 is 'The Chef as Media Whore.'Remember, these are 'in order of annoyance.' That surprises me. There are a lot more......
  • Free wine and beer at Woodberry Kitchen

     
    Here's a deal for you. Today and Thursday Woodberry Kitchen is celebrating its second anniversary by offering free wine and beer selections to those who arrive on foot, by bike or by light rail. I'm not sure how they can......
  • Why I like restaurants with one-word names

     
    If you knew how many rude e-mails I get every day, you would understand why I sometimes get cranky on this blog. It's like people who create computer viruses, as the Zen Master pointed out this morning when I told......
  • White House-FOX summit: No beer

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 8:15 pm EDT The president had his war cabinet in at the White House this week, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff are coming Friday, but today another combatant apparently stopped by the West......