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  • 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......
  • Top 10 Things You'll Find in the Restaurants in Hell

     
    This week's Top 10 is in honor of Halloween.For those of us who enjoy eating out more than we should, there is a special punishment reserved for us in hell. We will be forced to go out to eat over......
  • Obama donors, White House visitors

     
    by Mark Silva The White House maintains that it hasn't offered special treatment for political donors, following a report today that the president has "quietly rewarded scores of top Democratic donors with VIP access to the White House.'' High-dollar...
  • What's casino mogul's interest in Crist and Florida?

     
    After more unflattering news reports last week about his light schedule, Florida Governor Charlie Crist keeps phoning it in. Today???s schedule shows three phone calls. Yesterday???s showed two phone calls after a 9 a.m. appearance at Valencia Community...
  • Next Sunday's review: Azul 17

     
    My daughter laughed when I told her we had just eaten at Azul 17 because the friends she had been with had spent time at two hot spots in Chicago that same evening: Hub 51 and Bin 36. Is it......
  • 100 things wait staff should never do

     
    Thanks to Linda and to Donna Beth Joy for pointing out the story 'One Hundred Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do' (Part 1), which appeared in the New York Times a couple of days ago.We've discussed a lot of the......
  • Obamas' date night: Criticism lamented

     
    by Mark Silva There's just one thing about being president that has really annoyed him, President Barack Obama says: The flak he caught for taking his wife to New York City for a Broadway play and dinner, a campaign promise......