| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Corned beef brisket, corned beef hash, boiled cabbage, banger sausages, Guinness.
Northern Michigan will enjoy its share of these delicacies this weekend to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and all things Irish.
Ironically, the Irish do not consider corned...
| Jan 23, 2013
Everyone who walks into a diner immediately feels they can be themselves. The sight and aromas of the unpretentious food that greet us are as familiar as the fare produced in generations of American homes. Hot coffee, eggs, bacon, pancakes, waffles,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:18 PM
2636 Spenard Rd.
$5-$15 per plate
6 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. weekends
With the holiday rush...
| May 13, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I began my "Great Old Broad"...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Marshall Reid was bullied at school because he was overweight. He found a way to fight back that has kept the bullies at bay and changed his life: He's a healthy eater and a successful author. He and his mother, Alexandra, wrote the book, "Portion Size...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Friday, June 8
Up North Network of BNI meets every Friday at the Charlevoix Public Library. Meetings are from 7-8:30 a.m. and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, call Bill Ulvund, (231) 881-6700.
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:07 AM
BENNY'S OF SIMSBURY
562 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury
860-651-3700 and http://www.bennysofsimsbury.com
I found Benny's on Facebook when a friend who lives in Savannah posted that her West Hartford dad took her there for a Sunday breakfast. The pictures...
| Nov 15, 2012
3 Turkey Hills Road, East Granby
860-413-3773 and eastgranbygreenleafs.com
We were looking for a Sunday breakfast out with friends and found a listing for Greenleaf's Cafe in East Granby. It's set in a small shopping mall a few minutes...
| Jan 27, 2010
Like many divine personalities, Mary Kitchen has a past shrouded in mystery. No one really knows if the goddess of corned beef hash is based on a real person or not, and why the name was chosen. Though Hormel Foods is marking the 61st anniversary of the...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 10:15 AM
Tom "T.R." Kerth is a nature lover.
From fishing and hiking to kayaking and hunting he continues the enjoyment passed down from his father.
So it is no surprise that Kerth, and his wife Gail, find themselves surrounded by the glories of the outdoors...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Millions of students are packing up for college right now. Don’t forget to stow a culinary care kit along with the futon, the laptop, the shoe racks and the microwave or toaster/oven (if they're allowed).
It’s easy for parents and kids to...