| Jul 19, 2011
Q: What wines can you drink with asparagus?
—Jennifer M. Roberts-Rindskopf, Westerville, Ohio
A: Asparagus and wine, oy! Asparagus can make an ill-chosen wine taste too sweet or metallic. I remember once conducting a wine pairing with asparagus...
| 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-...
| May 6, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Take a deep breath. Now picture yourself spinning nearly 30 stories above the Lake Erie shoreline in two-person swings that allow riders' feet to dangle. At the ride's pinnacle, the swings spin at 25 to 30 mph at almost 45 degrees from the tower.
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
China Spree has an amazing deal on its eight-day Timeless Beijing package for two November departures and all January and February 2012...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:20 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Bartender Cris Dehlavi is making a mint julep at Mouton, a Short North arts district hot spot that specializes in Prohibition-era cocktails.
Across the street, people are milling around a White Castle, one of the fast-food dives...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 8:40 AM
State fairs have been a celebration of a state’s agricultural bounty and a competition for bragging rights among America’s pie bakers and quilt makers for more than 150 years. Fairs have evolved quite a bit, but food still plays a prominent...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:19 AM
“I want to have the best restaurant in the country. I want to obtain that third Michelin star.”
If it isn’t clear chef Curtis Duffy wants to be uttered in the same breath as Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and his former boss Grant...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Mindy Segal and Bruce Sherman are hoping five’s a charm.
Rich Melman is hoping it’s seven.
All three have been nominated — again — for James Beard Foundation Awards, which annually recognize the best chefs, restaurants and...
| Apr 1, 2011
Housing trends come and go, but one 1980s trend stuck like a teen to a cellphone: the open floor plan. Out were the post-World War II floor plans, with their labyrinth of rooms and narrow hallways. In were wall-less living areas that allowed Mom to keep...
| May 13, 2011
Becoming a teacher takes more than a desire for summer vacation. Ask any veteran teacher, and they'll tell you that teaching is not merely a job, it's a lifestyle choice.
Just consider the daunting responsibility: You are partly accountable for the...