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Anthony Bourdain chews up the world and spits it out in his latest book.

Why do Americans care so much about food these days? Or, to be more precise, why do we care so much about the people making food? Perhaps the only way this salivating adulation could chew up even ...   More
Wednesday, December 12, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

food & kitchen

Special Section Stories
Let's face it, gifts from the food world are always a big score. Everyone (except certain successful sitcom actresses) has to eat at some point. If the people in your life enjoy the act of prepari ...   More
Wednesday, December 12, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Hearts and Santas

z-Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, Many people look to Miss Dish for advice about the niceties of Home Ec etiquette, and often she can comply. For shame, then, that she's hidden from her public for so long this sor ...   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Introducing Kombucha Wonder Drink

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GENTLE READERS, Miss Dish is always looking for some kind of tonic to save her heaving ass from the following: a) Aging. b) Aches about the Head, Gut and Nose. c) Reality. While Maker's Mark has ...   More
Wednesday, November 28, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Send in Your Stories

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GENTLE READERS, Ah, turkey. Bless it. There are many ways to go right and many ways to go so, so wrong. Miss Dish asks you to take notes and check the recesses of your mind for hysterically funny ...   More
Wednesday, November 21, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

You're In Town

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GENTLE READERS, After a fruitful trek to the Big Apple last week, Miss Dish can tell you, based on the experience of enduring two nasty pizza slices at two different shops and calling only one da ...   More
Wednesday, November 14, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Scary Food Stories --True or False?

Food Reviews & Stories
GENTLE READERS, It is said that Halloween came to be circa 1500 BC, when the frisky Celts of Ireland took to playing food pranks on each other. Around the caldrons of bubbling trouble the young l ...   More
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

The Legacy of Tina Tang

What if you opened a restaurant, attracted a worshipping clientele and then decided to leave it all behind?

Food Reviews & Stories
When I first discovered Tina Tang's restaurant several months ago, I wondered how she could have been in business for 10 years without anyone I knew in the city ever having heard of her. A Taste o ...   More
Wednesday, October 31, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

1) Lush is Alive 2) The Error of Our Ways

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GENTLE READERS, As Miss Dish reported in March, once upon a time there was a man named Andrew Sugar. This Sugar had very big, sweet plans. Plans so big and so sweet they almost seemed like a fair ...   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Restaurant Guide 2001-- Welcome

Food Reviews & Stories
Restaurant Guide 2001 IndexThe RestaurantsWelcomeEverything looks better after a mealShop TalkSecret Seattle--six eateries up north.Year of the Frog?Thrill Seekersreaders, It's true--I have a great j ...   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks
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