| May 15, 2012
| 1:02 PM
1) Black Rock Wine & Spirits
Wine experts are special people. Knowing your wines involves learning things about obscure grapes, hard-to-pronounce regions, tidbits of chemistry and artisanal craftsmanship. There’s also that fundamental part of it...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Food is the best. Smelling it, tasting it, digesting it — some of the purest pleasures of life. The newest exhibit at the Westport Arts Center is called Foodies, and it's a group show honoring this favorite pastime of every living being. Works...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The giant, dry, triangular bread products most Americans know as scones bear little resemblance to true British scones, asserts Dave Cooper, founder of Dere Street, a Danbury-based maker of English baked goods from scones to shortbreads, tea breads and...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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,”...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:27 PM
| 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...
| 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......
| 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......
| 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...