| Jan 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Big in Japan: If you're trolling the depachika (food floors) of Japan's department stores next month, you may come across chocolates from Venice-based Jin Patisserie. From Feb. 3 to 14, three locations will carry Jin pastry chef Kristy Choo's chocolates:....
| Apr 18, 2010
The TV commercial for an insurance company — the one in which a gecko is seen putting a dollar bill that's bigger than it is into a vending machine for a bag of chips — is certainly memorable. But it's also implausible.
Anyone who truly knows...
| May 17, 2010
| 4:02 PM
Loaves of "day-old" bread are certainly part of the inventory that Debbie Bailey stocks at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Store on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton.
But she also stocks new products, such as ketchup, pasta sauce and bags of Utz chips.
| Jan 25, 2011
| 4:36 AM
There are Valentine's Day sweet deals - if you can call anything Valentine-themed a bargain - available. Shop online for some of your favorite chocolates with a sampling of current sales and promotional offers:
Chocolat: If you're sweetie is sweet on...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 9:21 AM
You may be out of luck for Valentine's Day dinner reservations at your favorite fancy restaurant, but there's plenty of time to pick up an indulgence that will surely make your sweetheart blush with excitement.
Central Florida is wrapped in a luxurious...
| Feb 10, 2010
What better time to open a chocolate shop than a week before Valentine's Day?
Araya Artisan Chocolates opened up in the River Oaks Shopping Center last Friday and already business has been sweet. The shop offers a large selection of dark chocolates...
| Feb 12, 2010
Get the Skinny with Molly on the best and worst of this Valentine's Day tradition. It's nearly impossible to find store-bought heart-shaped boxes of dark chocolate
so we've got locally-made options for dark-chocolate Valentine's gifts, and store-bought...
| Feb 28, 2010
Even if I don't eat Velveeta, you couldn't call me a dedicated foodie; I just like eating good food. So, every so often, I treat myself to a little culinary tour to sample special treats .
"Food makes sense to everyone," says "epicurean concierge" Lisa...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 4:24 PM
“Some people wanna fill the world with silly love songs. And what’s wrong with that? I’d like to know.” Thirty-four years after Paul McCartney released “Silly Love Songs” with his post-Beatles band Wings, love remains...
| Apr 24, 2011
It's spring, and probably the most welcomed of the season's animals is the bunny — specifically, the chocolate bunny. No mass-produced creatures, these bunnies are made and sold by small, independent chocolatiers and chocolate shops. Grab your...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
So apparently, there’s some big wedding happening later this week.
Which has us Stew folks thinking: What’s the most memorable food or drink experience you've ever had at a wedding?
No doubt we’ve all had our share of lukewarm, buffet-...