| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:33 PM
1) Whole Foods
Let’s say you’re looking for some dry-aged beef, or really jones-ing for Beltane Farms goat cheese, or that special recipe calls for scapes (wild baby garlic) and fiddleheads. Where ya gonna go? Yup, Whole Foods has them all....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:52 PM
When it comes to meats, Frank Bonsangue is one of the best. However, you won't get it out of him,
"I would say I'm a little bit of an expert. Just a little bit."
Bonsangue is a third generation butcher. Fresh off the boat from Sicily, his grandfather...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Stew and Heidi: Songs from Passing Strange, featuring Jon Spurney
7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org.
Stew has some catching up to do.
When reached for a phone interview last week, the...
| May 3, 2011
| 11:20 AM
1st) The Pantry
The Pantry’s customers have discerning palates, so they appreciate that the gourmet food shop uses top-quality ingredients in its prepared foods. “It’s not the least-expensive way for us, but it shows in the end,”...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Day 5 of 30 sandwiches in 30 days.
Wild Boar naanwich
|| Pssst. Want to hear a secret about Matt Maroni, the 30-something godfather of Chicago food trucks? His low-key brick-and-mortar shop in Edgewater is not only better than...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:27 PM
| Oct 30, 2010
Take it from a man who's worked both sides of the aisle. "The beauty of a touring rock band,'' says the musician known as Stew, "is that the show that night reflects the emotions of your day, or what you talked about in the van.
"That's why I think...
| Oct 30, 2008
Date: April 21, 2008
School: Daniel Hand High School
Slug: Madison Penguin Plunge
DELIVERY: Good pace easy to understand. Nice energy in the stand up.
INTERVIEWS: Good people to interview but look for...
| Sep 12, 2008
| 4:30 PM
I wrote a mini-review of Linda Cohn's new book, "Cohn-Head" in my Friday newspaper column. Click below for quotes from Coram's own that didn't make it into the paper. Alas, I spoke to Linda on the phone, not thinking to......
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
by Mark Silva Political conventions are known for a certain conviviality which often spills into the local watering holes when all the floor speeches are finished. But this is taking beer-power to a whole new level: Our colleagues at The......
| Jun 11, 2008
THERE ARE telltale moments when Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star and creator of "In the Heights," knows who's in the audience to see his new musical about Latinos in Upper Manhattan: Whenever he mentions the Dominican Republic or Puerto Rico in a rap song, or...